[debian-mysql] my.cnf

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Wed Dec 19 16:55:51 UTC 2007

heya monty,

On Wednesday 19 December 2007 11:55:13 am Monty Taylor wrote:
> Norbert Tretkowski wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch, den 19.12.2007, 01:53 -0200 schrieb Monty Taylor:
> >> I just noticed that /etc/mysql/my.cnf is not listed as a conffile. Is
> >> this on purpose? If so, can I ask why?
> >
> > It is listed as conffile, but in mysql-common, because it's required not
> > just for the -server package, but also for the -client package.
> Where do we set this? I grepped through the files in trunk for conffile
> and my.cnf and couldn't find any reference to this...

iirc it's one of the debhelper tools at build time that automatically flags 
anything targeted for /etc as a conffile.  dh_installdeb is where i'd look 

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