package not installing config files

Max Bowsher maxb at
Wed Jun 3 11:07:03 UTC 2009

travis+ml-ubuntu-dev at wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've been attempting to make an Ubuntu package for local use.
> I followed the guide here:
> Is this the best current guide?
> I have created a package called polipo-tor which is supposed to have polipo
> and tor as prerequisites and needs only install a few things, including a
> config file to /etc/polipo-tor.  However, even though the config files show
> up in lesspipe *.deb (attached), they do not get installed and so the package
> installation fails when it tries to run the init.d script.
> Can anyone help me figure out why?  All the other files get installed correctly.

You asked the same question on this mailing list on 22nd May, with
subject "help with package creation" - I responded on 29th May with a
possible cause. Please see that earlier message.


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