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Re: Debian 1.2.3

On Jan 16, daniel@compass-da.com (Daniel S. Barclay) wrote:
> Given that those files are moved (change in current release relative to
> previous release), what happens if I re-install these packages?
> Will the old file be removed, or will I end up with two files?
> (I don't know how much the packaging system takes care of obsolete or
> old files.)

dpkg keeps a list of all the files owned by a package. When you upgrade,
any file in the old list that is not in the new package is removed.

Steve Greenland

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