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Re: Problems found by piuparts

On 2/22/06, Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> wrote:
> Adeodato Simó <dato@net.com.org.es> wrote:
> >   Correct, so one would put in foo.postrm:
> >
> >     rmdir --ignore-fail-on-non-empty /usr/local/lib/foo
> That's not sufficient, because /usr/local may be mounted ro, and
> therefore the command may fail even if the directory is empty.
> rmdir --ignore-fail-on-non-empty /usr/local/lib/foo || true
> or maybe just
> rmdir /usr/local/lib/foo 2>/dev/null || true

Shouldn't logic like that be in one central place (dpkg or a library)
and not spread over dozens of packages?

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