[ILUG] package management
Paul J Collins
sneakums at zork.net
Thu Mar 15 21:56:41 GMT 2001
>>>>> "PJ" == Paul Jakma <paulj at itg.ie> writes:
PJ> but yes, this is a PITA. how does debian/apt deal with config files
PJ> changing? if it solves that problem elegantly, i'm sold.
It asks you if you want to use the existing copy, use the package's
copy or shell out and check out the sitch. If you have debconf set
not to ask you anything, I think it keeps the original file and sends
root a mail explaining where the package's version of the config file
can be found.
"Pity has no place at my table."
-- Dr Hannibal Lecter
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