[Grml] Re: Any package replace /etc/apt/sources.list?

T mlist4suntong at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 7 22:08:26 CEST 2006

On Thu, 05 Oct 2006 23:19:25 +0200, Michael Prokop wrote:

>> Does any package replace the file /etc/apt/sources.list?
> No.
> By default /etc/apt/sources.list is a symlink to
> /etc/apt/sources.list.grml but if you modify the file on your own
> (removing the symlink therefore) it won't be touched anymore.

Oh, I was just working on /etc/apt/sources.list, and I didn't know it is

Just for the archive, the file /etc/apt/sources.list.grml did get updated,
and so is my modification. Luckily, I have backups.

Lesson learned: remove the symlink before editing /etc/apt/sources.list.


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