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Re: purging: what should be deleted ?

> Manually getting rid of those *~'s isn't really an answer, either.  I think
> a package should have the right to rm -r any directory that's not used by
> another package, empty or not.

You've got to be careful how you phrase that -- it could cause some pretty
serious problems if / isn't explicitly owned by some package, for example. 
Otherwise, I agree. Debian claims jurisdiction over everything except
/opt, /usr/local, and /home ... 

	Anything someone doesn't want removed when a package is purged
should go in one of those.


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