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Re: timezone -> timezones (why?)

On Tue, 24 Feb 1998, Santiago Vila wrote:

> The other solution I proposed is to create a dummy timezone package,
> version "99". This package would be completely *empty*, so that purging it
> would not remove any conffile at all.

How about a basefiles.postinst that checks the system and _edits_ dpkg's
database? All that needs to be done is to remove all references to an
obsoleted package. 



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