Re: Should ucf be of priority required?
On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 05:00:18PM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Patrick Schoenfeld
> | depends on what you expect. I would expect or no lets say I wish that
> | purging a package removes all traces that the package where installed
> | in the first place, except the cases where this is inappropriate (for
> | example: there is a good reason not to remove logfiles on purge).
> So you would expect a package to be marked as uninstalled and not purged
> in the dpkg status file when it's purged? And for packages that does
> not come from Packages file to be completely dropped?
In my statement that you cite I already mentioned that for cases where its
inappropiate to remove traces of the package it probably makes sense
to draw a line. The dpkg status file probably is such a case. I never
talked about this, anyway.