On Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 11:55:18AM +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:

>> It's poorman's way to handle config files, otherwise, we'd need to do a
>> lot more just to place these three lines.
> Couldn't you provide it somewhere in /usr/share and just copy it over
> during dpkg-reconfigure?

It's a corner case. If everything goes right, dpkg takes care of
providing the file. In this case, the user (he has contacted me before
privately) has somehow deleted this file and ended up with no file at

What we could do: check for file existence, and if it's missing, copy it
over from /usr/share.

Let me come up with a patch...

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