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Re: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 1:40 AM, Michael Hanke <mih@debian.org> wrote:

> And since it might be precious data, you could also check whether the
> directory is empty and not remove it in this case, but issue a warning
> saying why it was left on the system.

I tend to think that the data Mathieu is talking about belongs to the
user of the package, not the package itself and thus should be in a
user-specified directory and not in /var at all.



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