Re: Directory 'foo' not empty, so not removed
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999, Joey Hess wrote:
> Decklin Foster wrote:
> > dpkg - warning: while removing muddleftpd, directory `/etc/muddleftpd'
> > not empty so not removed.
> This is a standard bug in dpkg. Basically, it tries to remove directories
> first, gives the error because the conffile is there, and then removes to
> conffile. It should of course reverse the operations.
Until now I thought it's just a note to remind me "here we left something"
and these are conffiles, we want them to survive dpkg -r, so it should
be ok, no?
I can't remember seeing this warning after dpkg --purge.
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