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Re: rm message..what is the answer.

On Mon, 1 Mar 1999, Mark Phillips wrote:

> My question is though, why are you trying to delete these files?
> Normally you shouldn't have to delete files here as the debian package
> management should take care of it for you.  There are special
> exceptions to this, but you need to be sure of exactly why you are
> doing it.

Most debian systems I have seen have all KINDS of problems with dangling
symlinks in the manpage area. This is particularly true if you have been
through a few releases but did not upgrade every pacakge with every


man bogus-program

right after installing a new package and see how many dangling symlinks
you hit.

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