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Re: base-files (2.1.6) - installs new directories

Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es> writes:

> base-files_2.1.5 had them, base-files_2.1.6 has not. I have just added
> some extra code in preinst and postinst so that those directories are
> created again if (and only if) they previously existed in your system.

Ah, perhaps I'm just being obtuse, but, why create them if they exist?
That certainly seems strange.  Wouldn't it make more sense to create
them only on a new install?
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