Re: How to purge linux-image-2.6.14
Sam Morris wrote:
> PS - why do packages without any config files get into the config-files
> state in the first place? :)
Possibly, because dpkg can only know if a package has conffiles, and not
configuration files in general?
Look up the details in policy, but not all configuration files are
managed by dpkg. Packages may manage their own (using, e.g., ucf) as
long as they follow the rules laid out by policy.
BTW: I think sometimes packages do go strait from installed to purged on
just remove... Not 100% sure if it even happens, but maybe its if there
is no postrm script and no conffiles.