Subject: Re: Packages touching /etc/services
To: Dieter Baron <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/20/2006 11:37:08
Dieter Baron wrote:
>   However, we should handle if the service is already defined in
> /etc/services:
>   - if it is defined with a different port, error out.
>   - if has been added by another package, only remove it when both
>     packages are deleted.
>   - if it is already present -- not added by a package -- don't remove
>     it.


    - if the sysadmin has requested that /etc/services not be touched,
      fall back to displaying a message advising of the necessity of the

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