Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/31/1999 13:00:30
On Mon, May 31, 1999 at 03:36:53AM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> > Ok. But what I want to avoid is that this configuration file will remain
> > there even after the package is completely gone.
> But isn't that exactly the point of doing it that way? You want to be
> able to upgrade without wiping out all your config files, don't you?

That's why I said "completely gone". You might e.g. want to switch from
Apache to something else.

Matthias Scheler