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Re: IMPORTANT: What can we do about the base package?

> > Or, maybe...  Build a base package that _does_ include all the /dev files,
> > but upon removal it archives all those files during "prerm" and puts them
> > all back again during "postrm".  Thus, whenever this new base package
> > is removed, dpkg will delete all the files in /dev and then they will
> > be immediately restored without dpkg's knowledge.
> Sure, I guess that'll work. I don't see any advantages or disadvantages
> compared to my method.

Neither do I off hand.  It was just another idea I thought I'd mention.

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