On Tuesday 03 June 2008 08:41:20 pm Jeffrey Ratcliffe wrote: > 2008/6/3 Peter Palfrader <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > >> - data accumulated from users > > Should I be doing something like > > rm /home/*/.packagedotfile > > for user-specific dotfiles? for the love of flying spaghetti monster please no :) a purge should only remove files that were installed by the package or otherwise incidentally generated in FHS compliant locations. data created in users' home directories is definitely outside such a scope. i.e., if dpkg couldn't put files there, it shouldn't try to remove files from there. sean
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