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Re: Init scripts as conffiles

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 4:06 PM, Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Feb 2011, Tony Houghton wrote:
>> I don't like about it is that init scripts get left behind when
>> uninstalling packages.
> Configuration files are always left behind unless you purge a package.

Sure. That doesn't make it correct, optimal, or the best option, just
how things have always been done.

I understand the difference between remove and purge and the reason to
use both, but removing unmodified conf files seems like a win to me.
Keeps the clutter down.

-matt zagrabelny

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