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Re: Should ucf be of priority required?

On Sat, Dec 05, 2009 at 04:47:18PM +0100, Patrick Schoenfeld wrote:
> That is okay, as long as ucf is around. But as soon as it isn't
> the purge of a package is succesful while leaving modified files around.
> So the effect is that a purge does not "remove everything".
> Do we really want that? Should ucf be 'required' to avoid that?

ucf being priority required is not sufficient.  It is still possible to
remove such a package (mawk is a good example) and therefore you would
still need to execute ucf conditionally.  The only way around that is to
make ucf essential, and I don't think that's a good idea.

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