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Re: Purging database packages

Raul Miller wrote:
  >Oliver Elphick <olly@lfix.co.uk> wrote:
  >> 3. Should there be policy on this matter for database packages in particul
  >I would like to see a way to preemptively indicate that the data
  >should not be deleted.  In a busy environment with several sysadmins,
  >you want to be able to make such decisions ahead of time.

This seems a good idea, but it implies a whole new utility whose job is
to service interactive requests from dpkg scripts.

I don't want to do this for just one package.  I've put up a proposal for
a package to do this as a general thing.

Oliver Elphick                                Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
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