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Re: scores file - how to fix?

Remco Blaakmeer wrote:
> > postrm (on purge only): rm -f $SCORE; (delete the directory tree $SCORE was in)
> > 
> > You have to delete the directory tree because dpkg has already tried and
> > failed to remove it by this point, and will not try again.
> I'm not a dpkg guru, but I'd think if you remove the scores file in the
> prerm, dpkg will try to remove the directory _after_ you have removed the
> scores file. Or am I all wrong?

You cannot remove the scores file in the prerm, becuase the prerm is run
during upgrades, and so you'd trash a score file. You only want to remove
the score file on purge, and the only script that can tell is the package 
is being purged, is the postrm.

see shy jo

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