Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/31/1999 08:58:41
In article <>,
	Todd Vierling <> writes:
> - the currently installed package will always have an example file installed
> - the config file can be copied somewhere else, e.g. /etc, without too
>   many complications

Ok. But what I want to avoid is that this configuration file will remain
there even after the package is completely gone.

> This is already done for several pkgs, such as Apache.

I know.

> We also need a directive that allows for conditional removal of directories,
> i.e. something that replaces:
> @unexec rmdir %D/blah/foo 2>/dev/null || true

Yes, how do we call it? "@trydirrm"?

Matthias Scheler