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

*Marcus Brinkmann wrote:

> 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.
  Is it perhaps because dpkg only removes files that were unpacked , but
not any that were subsequently created, unless there is a clever postrm
script?  I notice that this happens very often. But I never worry about it.
I don't care if there are a few config files hanging around.  

John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu>,  lapeyre@debian.org
Tucson,AZ     http://www.physics.arizona.edu/~lapeyre

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