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Re: purging: what should be deleted ? (fwd)

Steve Greenland writes:
> 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.

Can dpkg tell the difference between the package that creates a directory
and one that merely puts a file in it?
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