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Re: handling moved configuration files

> I'm prepraring an update for the mail/dovecot package to 2.0
Ah, great!

> Should I try to make upgrades work automatically

> not use a subdir

> set up copies or symlinks to the old configuration
Could the install script (or the rc script) copy dovecot.conf to 

> modifying dovecot
Better no.

> or is it sufficient to just put a warning in MESSAGE that people should
> upgrade their config and use the new location?
If the above is too clumsy, maybe yes.

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