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Re: Policy on Account creation and deletion?

On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 16:01:09 +0100, Marc Haber
<mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> wrote:
>On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 09:18:29 +1100, Brian May <bam@debian.org> wrote:
>>That way it will delete the directory that the package initially
>>configured and only the directory that the package initially
>>configured. If an administrator later decides, due to operational
>>requirements or whatever that a home directory of /usr/local/xyz is
>>better, you still want the purge operation to remove /var/lib/xyz, not
>>/usr/local/xyz. (obviously this might result in dangling and/or reused
>>UIDs, but I consider this the administrators responsibility to find
>>and fix.)
>You're right. Thanks for that reasoning.

See Bug #239876.


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