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Re: Deleting uncompressed Info/Doc files at upgrades



On Wed, Oct 21, 1998 at 06:57:00PM -0700, Chris Waters wrote:
> Rob Browning wrote:
> 
> > Chris Waters <xtifr@dsp.net> writes:
> 
<snip>
> *I* certainly wouldn't call that cleaner -- in fact, I'd refer to it as
> a major hack.  As Manoj has pointed out, dpkg doesn't currently know
> anything about *types* of files.  So you have to implement some
> mechanism for classifying the files dpkg installs.  Which opens up a
> whole debate about classification that I for one would rather skip if at
> all possible.  

See config files, its already been done, in a different form tho.

Zephaniah E, Hull..

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