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Re: Re-write configuration file on installation?

Thank you, that worked.

Joshua McGee

On 5/5/06, Stephen <stephen.d.allen@gmail.com> wrote:
On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 10:56:00PM -0700 or thereabouts, Joshua McGee wrote:
> I accidentally answered "keep" to the question
> " ==> File on system created by you or by a script.
> ==> File also in package provided by package maintainer.
>  What would you like to do about it ?  Your options are:"
> That was the wrong choice, but I cannot figure out how to get that
> prompt again.  I've tried removing and reinstalling, and it does so
> without a prompt.

How did you remove the package ? Generally speaking, one should use
'aptitude purge package-name', in order to get rid of configuration files
which aren't usually removed when one does a plain 'remove' of a package.

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