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Re: Why is help so hard to find?

On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 3:54 AM, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
> It's the responsibility of packages to clean up obsolete conffiles as
> they're upgraded.  If you run into the case of a package that's been
> upgraded and not cleaned up its obsolete conffiles, and there isn't some
> reason for that, that's worth a bug report.  Too late for this release,
> probably, of course....

Shouldn't this be the responsibility of the package manager?
Otherwise it sounds like a big code duplication problem.


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