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Re: idea: unclear purge cleanup package

On Fri, Dec 27, 2002 at 05:12:37PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:

> I ran into this when I took over man-db and noticed that its old postrm
> scripts nuked /var/cache/man, which is wrong. I looked back through as
> many versions of its postrm as I could find and observed that none of
> them did anything else meaningful, so I just had the new preinst remove
> the old postrm with an appropriate version check.

And so the cycle of brokenness is perpetuated. :-)

 - mdz

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