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Bug#108587: May packages rm -rf subdirectories of /etc/ ?

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.


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