Re: Purging a replaced program
So what everyone is too busy flaming and trolling to answer my questions?
On Wed, 6 Feb 2002, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> This problem was originally posted to debian-mentors but is reposted here
> to get a wider audience. The background is webmin and webmin-ssl are
> interchangeable (except the latter has ssl enabled.) They provide,
> conflict, and replace each other. A user reported that if he installed
> webmin, then webmin-ssl he was then not able to purge webmin.
> Here is what I get after installing webmin, then webmin-ssl (Both
> provide, conflict, and replace each other.):
> $ dpkg -l | grep webmin
> ic webmin 0.92-1 Web-based administration toolkit
> ii webmin-core 0.92-1 core modules for webmin
> ii webmin-ssl 0.92-2 Web-based administration toolkit
> Qestion 1: Why is webmin shown as ic. It should have been replaced no?
> Certainly all its' conffiles should belong to webmin-ssl shouldn't they?
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/webmin.list exists but it is 0 length.
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/webmin.conffiles does not exist.
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/webmin.postrm still exists.
> Question 2: why is webmins' postrm still hanging around?
Jaldhar H. Vyas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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