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Re: cron not updating -> errors

On Fri, May 05, 2000 at 11:10:05PM +0200, Santiago Garcia Mantinan wrote:
> > If /etc/cron.d/package_name were a conffile, it wouldn't be removed by
> > dpkg-r, right? And if this script checked if the pacakage is installed
> > and do a 'exit 0' otherwise, it would fix this, right?
> Well, you have pointed me in the right direction, hoever, this, or what I'm
> using (a test -x file && file), solves the problem when a dpkg -r is done,
> but the problem is still there if a dpkg --purge is done.

How so? Purging does all that removing does, plus it removes conffiles.

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