Re: --purge after apt-get remove?
On Mon, 2003-06-30 at 19:44, Tod Hagan wrote:
> I did
> apt-get remove <a whole bunch of packages>
> on a freshly-installed system (woody) without realizing that the conf
> files would be retained. Since it's a freshly-installed system, I
> don't need these conf files, so I should have done
> apt-get --purge remove <a whole bunch of packages>
> Is there a way to purge the conf files that's quicker than
> reinstalling and then purging the packages?
> Tod Hagan
> Concord, NH
dpkg --purge <package>
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