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Bug#45480: dpkg: Diversions aren't removed when the owning packages are removed

severity 45480 wishlist

Previously kai@khms.westfalen.de wrote:
> There is no reason to keep a diversion if the package creating it is
> no longer there; in fact, this is harmful. These should be cleaned up
> automatically.

Perhaps. Policy currently says that packages are responsible for this
themselves. I've downgraded the severity of this bug to wishlist so Ian
can consider adding this functionality to dpkg.


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