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Re: Solutions for the Apache upgrade hell

On 2014-07-16 14:28:00 +0200, David Kalnischkies wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:36:32AM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > I do that too. I haven't seen any official documentation saying that
> > this is a bad thing to do.
> aptitude actively warns against it as highlighted in this thread.

Wrong! I purge removed packages almost all the time with aptitude,
and I've never seen any warning!

> Official documentation also doesn't say that running 'rm -rf
> --no-preserve-root /' is a bad thing,

Silly comparison. 'rm -rf --no-preserve-root /' does what it does:
remove everything. When I purge packages, I just expect config
files to be purged, not break the system!

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