Proposed samples cleanup

Paul Tomblin ptomblin at
Wed Oct 27 19:49:37 UTC 1999

Quoting Russ Allbery (rra at
> Paul Tomblin <ptomblin at> writes:
> > Quoting Russ Allbery (rra at
> >> it's probably not worth bothering moving them).  All of the
> >> configuration files are obviously still there, as are all the filter
> >> scripts.  This is stuff we really do expect people to change, plus the
> >> control message handling mess.
> > Only if you make "make update" smart enough to detect that I've
> > installed cleanfeed as my, and not overwrite it.
> Sorry, I don't understand.  The proposal is for the filters to remain in
> samples, with the same handling that samples has now, so they won't be
> updated with make update.

I'm an idiot, I'll freely admit.  I read that as "stuff we really DON'T expect
people to change", and therefore I thought that was the stuff that make update
*would* update.

Paul Tomblin, not speaking for anybody.
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