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Re: Remove User on Remove, or Purge?

* ms419@freezone.co.uk [Wed, 27 Oct 2004 10:39:01 -0700]:
> If a package creates a user when it is installed, should it remove this 
> user when it is removed, on only when it is purged?

  when purged, definitely. some developers are even of the opinion that
  "You should simply not remove users" [1] (which, for some packages,
  may be the only sane alternative; don't know about yours).

    [1] http://people.debian.org/~terpstra/message/20040830.032353.ea3ef3a5.en.html

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