Hi, On Mittwoch, 8. April 2009, Adeodato Simó wrote: > Additionally, what happens if package A and B both ship an empty > /var/games (they both write their score files directly there, rather > than a subdirectory), get both installed, then B gets purged and its > postinst removes /var/games, and then A runs and tries to write to > /var/games a score file, but the directory does no longer exist nor has > the game write permission to create it. Is there or is there going to be > a policy mandating that packages should not ship /var/games without > shipping /var/games/<name>? Isn't the right approach for these packages to register the files they rely on in /var/games/ with dpkg? regards, Holger
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