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Re: May packages rm -rf subdirectories of /etc/ ?

Brian Nelson <pyro@debian.org> wrote:
> 'rmdir --ignore-fail-on-non-empty /etc/foo'.  Of course, dpkg will
> handle this correctly for conffiles; you only need to do this for

Unfortunately dpkg does not handle the case where a conffile ceases
to exist in a later version of a package.  The conffile will be left
on the system even after purging.
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