Re: Problems found by piuparts
"Olaf van der Spek" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2/22/06, Frank Küster <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Adeodato Simó <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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?
A central library would be nice. But we currently don't have one, and
Policy 9.1.2 describes how to handle /usr/local.
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