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Re: Linux /etc/ files

On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 04:03:13PM +0200, Edgar Fuß wrote:
> What's the suggested method for handling Linux /etc/* files?
> As they reside inside the emulation tree, which is actually located under 
> PREFIX, is it OK to just make them part of the package?
> Or should they be trated as CONF_FILES? But then, they aren't removed on 
> packages deinstallation.

The former is fine, as in my understanding the user won't ever edit them, so 
the CONF_FILES special handling shouldn't be necessary.

I agree with Julio though that CONF_FILES that weren't changed are usually 
removed automatically. Please give more details if you have a case where this 
didn't happen.

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