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Re: Package upgrade needs deletion of config file in ~/

Andreas Noteng <andreas@noteng.no> writes:

> Hello. What is the preffered way of handling situations where a configuration
> file in ~/ needs to be deleted upon package upgrade?

There is nothing the package can do, touching files under the users home
directory is not allowed by policy (and for a very good reason).

If it really is impossible for the program to update it's configuration,
it should probably on startup show the user an error message containing
instructions on what to do.

Arto Jantunen

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