deb-conffiles(5) — Linux manual page

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deb-conffiles(5)               dpkg suite               deb-conffiles(5)

NAME         top

       deb-conffiles - package conffiles

SYNOPSIS         top

       conffiles

DESCRIPTION         top

       A package declares its list of conffiles by including a conffiles
       file in its control archive (i.e. DEBIAN/conffiles during package
       creation).

       This file contains a list of files, one per line.  They should be
       listed as absolute pathnames, and should exist in the binary
       package, otherwise dpkg(1) will ignore them (although by default
       dpkg-deb(1) will refuse to build such binary packages).  Trailing
       whitespace will be trimmed, and empty lines will be ignored.

EXAMPLE         top

       /usr/local/etc/alternatives/README
       /usr/local/etc/cron.daily/dpkg
       /usr/local/etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg
       /usr/local/etc/logrotate.d/dpkg

SEE ALSO         top

       dpkg-deb(1), dpkg(1).

COLOPHON         top

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1.19.6-2-g6e42d5               2019-03-25               deb-conffiles(5)

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