Re: Can /usr/share/doc/<pkg> be deleted on upgrade ?
Roger Leigh wrote:
> Users don't have write access to anything under /usr in general
> (and /usr/share/doc in particular). If they did place files there,
> they must have done it after gaining root privs. I.e. they took
> deliberate steps to do something they should not under normal
> circumstances have been permitted to do. The user is clearly at
> fault here for writing "personal" data into a directory managed
> by the packaging system.
I hadn't thought of that, I guess it settles it. Thank you for you answer.
Lucas B. Cohen
"The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting
than the question of whether a submarine can swim." - Edgar W. Dijkstra