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Re: Should ucf be of priority required?

On måndagen den 7 december 2009, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 01:17:30PM +0100, Patrick Schoenfeld wrote:
> > But how do you fix a package to do what its supposed to do,
> > when it isn't installed anymore?
> You don't need to. When the package is purged, and ucf doesn't exist
> anymore, what you do is rm -f the relevant files.
> Unregistering those files in ucf is necessary so that ucf throws away
> the correct checksums from its database, too. However, if ucf itself is
> no longer on the system, then the same is true for that database, and
> unregistering stuff from that database is no longer necessary.

Unless ucf is removed but not purged, right?

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@debian.org
Debian Developer 

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