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Re: rm -rf /usr/somedir in maintainer scripts?

]] Nikolaus Rath 

> How do I check if a directory belongs to a package?

dpkg -S ?

> What should package do if it wants to install a file in a directory
> owned by another package?

The maintainers should talk with each other and come to some sort of
agreement.  What they decide on should be documented in some kind of
policy document, typically shipped in the «owning» package.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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