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Re: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 3:10 AM, Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> wrote:
> 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.

Indeed this is user data. This is a DICOM server listing for any
incoming dataset. The user is created in the postinst file, with:

adduser --quiet --system --ingroup dcmtk --home /var/lib/dcmtk/db

Is this something wrong ?

Thanks again

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