[pkg-lighttpd] Bug#642494: Bug#642494: Doesn't remove /etc/lighttpd on purge
Olaf van der Spek
olafvdspek at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 13:43:52 UTC 2011
On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 3:32 PM, Nelson A. de Oliveira
<naoliv at debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Now when purging the package yes, it shouldn't be a blind rm -r
>>> /etc/lighttpd but at least it should remove it's own files/links (and
>>> let the files that were created locally or by other means).
>>> The example that I sent on the bug report fits on this second case:
>>> there is no local file and the only link was created by
>>> lighttpd-enable-mod itself.
>> How is the code supposed to know who created a symlink?
> postrm code from Arno  does basically this (handle the case where
> lighttpd mods were left enabled before removing the package)
>  http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/pkg-lighttpd/lighttpd/trunk/debian/lighttpd.postrm?view=markup&pathrev=555
That does not really answer the question. ;)
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