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Re: dpkg can't remove directories

On Mon, 10 Jun 2002, Grant Edwards wrote:

> I'm working on a package that installs some files in
> directories underneath /etc/<pkgname>/skel.
> When I remove the package, dpkg complains that it can't remove
> some of the directories because they're not empty.  All of the
> files that were in those directories were installed as part of
> the package.  How do I find out why dpkg won't remove them?

Remove or purge?

If the latter, ignore the message.  dpkg prints it, but it does remove the dir
during purge.

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