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Re: finding leftovers

Marcus Brinkmann writes:

> On Thu, Apr 16, 1998 at 02:13:51PM -0700, Luiz Otavio L. Zorzella wrote:
>> Marcus Brinkmann writes:
>> $ dpkg -S /etc/xemacs20/site-start.d 
>> dpkg: /etc/xemacs20/site-start.d not found.
>> Note, though, that:
>> 1) this is a directory, and not a file!
>> 2) I already purged xemacs* !

> Sure. The directory is not empty when xemacs will be purged, because the
> conffiles are still in it. *After* this the conffiles will be deleted, but
> the directories remain.

> Only directories should be left over, and they are not doing much harm.

So you're saying debian, by project, leaves directories behind? Too
bad :^< Not that they are so evil, or take too much space, but as sure
as it can be, it's not the "Right Thing To Do (tm)"...

> Thank you,
> Marcus

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Luiz Otavio L. Zorzella                 Product Engineer
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