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Re: YADES: Yet Another Dpkg Enhancement Suggestion: pruning

Enrique Zanardi writes:
 > On Thu, 10 Apr 1997, Philippe Troin wrote:
 > > 
 > > What about a configuration file for dpkg which would allow unpacking 
 > > with pruning ?
 > > 
 > > Comments ?
 > It should warn the super-user when trying to purge packages from
 > an NFS client if the packages still are installed on the NFS server, 
 > to prevent leaving a program without their config files. Also it should 
 > check when installing a package on an NFS client, that the files that would 
 > go into the NFS-mounted dirs really are there (same package, same version).

And what about the state where packages are installed on the NFS
server, and NOT YET on NFS clients ? Maybe some sort of centralized
mechanism, with install (via ssh ?) from the NFS server would help ?

Yann Dirson

e-mail: dirson@univ-mlv.fr

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