Bug#108587: May packages rm -rf subdirectories of /etc/ ?
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- Subject: Bug#108587: May packages rm -rf subdirectories of /etc/ ?
- From: Thomas Hood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: 24 Jul 2003 14:07:35 +0200
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On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 13:46, Stephen Frost wrote:
> I see this as totally bogus. Either the conffile is shared or it isn't.
> If it's shared then the packages involved know this
Package foo which eliminates /etc/foo.conf doesn't "know"
that there is not some other package, bar, which Depends
on foo and uses /etc/foo.conf . That's the problem. See
#108587 for additional discussion.