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Re: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:

On 2011-03-17 11:21:55 Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
>  I am trying to fix the following errors on the dcmtk package:
>0m18.3s ERROR: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:
>  /var/lib/dcmtk	 not owned
>  /var/lib/dcmtk/db	 not owned
>/var/lib/dcmtk/db is a special directory. This is the location where
>incoming DICOM files are stored on disk. So this directory should IMHO
>only be removed when the user really understand what it does. when and
>how should I remove this directory ?

I'd follow existing practice on "important" data directories like this.  Look 
at MySQL and PostgreSQL and see what their behavior is on a purge.  Do they 
delete existing tablespace or not?
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