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Re: Asking Questions upon package removal

On Sun, Feb 11, 2001 at 07:53:27PM +1100 , John Ferlito wrote:
> 	I'm packaging up a backup application that creates a whole lot
> of data file somewhere in /usr/share. Now if you delete these files then
> your backup tapes become really painful to restore.
> 	So if someone does a --purge I want to query the user to check
> they really want to do this. Can I use debconf to do this in the preinst

look at mysql-server. tht ask this already on install though
				Petr Cech
Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.{org,cz}

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