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Bug#672160: Directory /boot/console-setup

On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 11:13:28PM +0300, Teodor MICU wrote:
> 2012/5/12 Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>:
> >> There is no way to tell whether a file in /etc/console-setup is owned by
> >> the package console-setup or it has been put there by the admin and is
> >> unrelated to console-setup.

> > Who cares?

> > And most package maintainers have not bothered to implement such handling.

> Well, at least «dpkg» cares about this and prints a warning for any
> directory that is supposed to remove but it's not empty

Which is appropriate because dpkg does not encode policy about how these
directories are used.  The console-setup package has no such constraint when
dealing with the /etc/console-setup directory.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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