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Re: Removing obsolete configuration files?

On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 03:54:08PM +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> If a previous version of a package had configuration files (not 
> conffiles), but the newer version of the package does not (and no other 
> configuration file replaces it), should the new package on upgrade 
> remove the old configuration files or just keep them lying around?  I 
> could not derive the correct answer to this question from the policy.

There isn't one. It depends on the scenario. Keep important stuff,
delete the rest, and note that we don't support downgrades.

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