Re: purging: what should be deleted ? (fwd)
On 17-Apr-99, 23:24 (CDT), Will Lowe <harpo@UDel.Edu> wrote:
> try "dpkg -S /" ... on my system, this isn't owned by any package.
> even more interesting to try "dpkg -S /etc" ... about 40 packages claim to
> own the /etc directory. :)
Well, conceptually, as far as dpkg is concerned, packages don't own
directories in the same way they own files. That's just the list of
packages that put files in /etc.
As I'm sure you knew, Will, based on the :). But since this is