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Re: emacsen: need plan to fix leftover cruft in share/emacs/XX.Y...

"Davide G. M. Salvetti" wrote:

> RB> i.e. bbdb would need something like
> RB> rm -rf /usr/share/emacs/20.*/bbdb
> RB> in its postrm action for the emacs20 flavor.
> This is an ugly hack I wouldn't want in my packages.
> The proper place to remove that cruft is
> /usr/lib/emacsen-common/packages/remove/<package>.

I agree.  That's where it should be.
> RB> Opinions?
> Agreed.

Me too.


Yuck.  I just realized I am guilty of leaving this around:


Are we content with fixing packages for future cases?
Or should we attempt to detect cruft left-over from prior buggy
packages?   (I'd vote for future cases only to simplify the code
we put in).

Peter Galbraith, research scientist          <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca>
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