Re: correctly using other packages in postrm
* Evgeni Golov <firstname.lastname@example.org> [100527 11:32]:
> Alternatively, we could modify piuparts not to remove dbconfig-common
> before the tested package isn't gone (or actually: not to try to remove
> any deps before the tested package isn't gone) and thus ignore this
> problem, defining it as "not usual usecase" (who tries to remove deps
> before removing the package itself?).
I would have thought most people do this most of the time. Most commands
only remove stuff, unless you tell them explicitly. (So you keep the
config files and only later when you know you have not removed anything
you need, you can purge it, so reinstalling would now mean reconfiguring).
Bernhard R. Link
"Never contain programs so few bugs, as when no debugging tools are available!"