Hi all, Chapter 10.8 of our policy says that log files "should be" removed when a package is removed. I am writing this email to gather feedback prior to proposing that this be changed. Especially in the EU, I can imaging several situations in which removing the log files during package purge can put the administrator into an undefined (== unpleasant) legal situation. If you've ever administered a production machine with hundreds of users, you'll treat log files as valuable data. You'll kick and scream if they get removed from under your fingers. Why does the policy say that log files should be removed? What are the reasons against leaving them around? Thanks for any comments. -- Please do not send copies of list mail to me; I read the list! .''`. martin f. krafft <email@example.com> : :' : proud Debian developer and author: http://debiansystem.info `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system Invalid/expired PGP (sub)keys? Use subkeys.pgp.net as keyserver! it is ok to let your mind go blank, but please turn off the sound.
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