Subject: Re: Proposal for removing old O/S files
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-install
Date: 01/19/1999 12:10:12
Simon Burge <> writes:
> 3)  In /etc/rc, we look or the outdated file list and move both its
>     contents _and_ it.  Something like
> 	if [ -f /etc/outdated.files ]; then
> 		echo -n 'Removing outdated/relocated files:'
> 		xargs rm -f < /etc/outdated.files
> 		rm -f /etc/outdated.files
> 		echo ' done'
> 	fi
>     This way, the work is done only once for each upgrade.

I'd rather have sysinst deal with all this than have /etc/rc mangled,