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Re: What should postrm purge actually do?

> Richard Kettlewell writes ("What should postrm purge actually do?"):
> > Is it written down anywhere what postrm purge is supposed to do? 
> > Presumably remove some set of files, but what criteria should be used to 
> > choose which?
> > Things I'm uncertain about, that someone might actually miss:
> >     - log files
> Yes, these should be removed.

I think removing log files is a bad practice. A user may need to keep
those log files (by law for example) and unbeknownst to them, debian
has removed them when they removed web server X to replace it with
web server Y. 

Log files should be out of bounds, even for --purge.


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