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Re: Why is help so hard to find?

On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 10:13 AM, Stéphane Glondu <glondu@debian.org> wrote:
> Le 15/01/2011 01:05, Roger Leigh a écrit :
>> This is mostly due to removed packages which need fully purging to
>> remove the last traces of old init scripts which break the process.
> I've already experienced issues with configuration files from
> uninstalled packages lying around. It wasn't with insserv, nor
> initscripts... I don't remember exactly the circumstances. It was years
> ago. My conclusion back then was to always purge uninstalled packages,
> and so I do on most machines I administrate.

Couldn't that be done automatically if no local changes are present?


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