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Re: Problems found by piuparts

* Anand Kumria [Thu, 23 Feb 2006 02:26:43 +1100]:


> On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 08:24:53AM +0200, Lars Wirzenius wrote:

> >         * Creating /usr/local/lib/foo in postinst, but not removing it
> >         in postrm.

> I don't think that is a problem at all; the administrator ought to feel
> free to be able to put things in (say) /usr/local/lib/firmware and not
> have to worry that a full purge / install of the package which happened
> to create that directory will wipe out things there.

  Correct, so one would put in foo.postrm:

    rmdir --ignore-fail-on-non-empty /usr/local/lib/foo


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