Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 05/31/1999 08:58:41
In article <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Todd Vierling <email@example.com> 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.
> 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 http://home.owl.de/~tron/