On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 09:43:18AM +0800, Benjamin J. Tilly wrote: > I have a locally modified XF86Config-4 file. I would like to > 'dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86' and have it overwritten. > But it won't because the file is locally modified. [...] > The FAQ does not spell out how to convince it to overwrite anyways. I've been meaning to fix that. > It looks like I just need to run the right command to put the right > MD5 checksum in the right format in the right place. Can anyone > tell me what those values of "right" are? And as a follow-up, > should an answer to this question be put in the FAQ? Yes. In the meantime you can get the instructions from a dexconf-written config file. Just do this: $ dexconf -output=/tmp/foo $ pager /tmp/foo -- G. Branden Robinson | "There is no gravity in space." Debian GNU/Linux | "Then how could astronauts walk email@example.com | around on the Moon?" http://people.debian.org/~branden/ | "Because they wore heavy boots."
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