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Re: freedom-subtracted.debian.org (was: Re: KDE)

On Wed, Mar 10, 1999 at 05:13:06PM -0500, Shaleh wrote:
> On 10-Mar-99 Navindra Umanee wrote:
> > Montreal Wed Mar 10 16:54:10 1999
> > 
> > Shaleh <shaleh@livenet.net> wrote:
> >> Now, have any of the issues been fixed?  Was it a package problem?  policy?
> >> heaven forbid, user? (-:
> > 
> > Well, one of the examples I can recall right now is that when you
> > purge ae a directory is left behind (/etc/ae/?).  I never filed a bug
> > report on that one (it was a while ago) and my system is not up to
> > date so the bug may or may not have been fixed.  I was also told that
> > running crud would find many similar instances (unverified but I don't
> > doubt it).
> > 
> sure someone can puzzle this one out

Yes, I can. It is an old and multiple times reported bug in dpkg which is
probably difficult to fix (or not, I don't know).

And, I wouldn't call an empty directory left behind a big deal, and it is
certainly not a big mass of cruft. Changing the distribution because of that
is overreacting.


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