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Re: Find which package has installed some file under /etc

On 2011-12-20 14:20:51 -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> But I think this discussion of /etc/default/ collisions is all rather
> academic.  No one has yet to mention any real world case of a problem.
> Just the potential that it might be a problem.  Unless it is a real
> problem, and I haven't seen it yet, then I don't think there is much
> benefit trying to prevent it, since it hasn't been happening.

I thought about writing a script that would automatically clean up
the /etc/default directory, but if some filenames are not based on
package names, there would be real problems.

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