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Re: Correct way to handle transient files in /var
On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 6:20 PM, David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost> wrote:
> What is the correct way to handle files in /var which can be
> removed when a package is uninstalled?
> for example policykit seems to require:
> root:polkit /var/lib/PolicyKit
> polkit:wheel /var/lib/PolicyKit-public
> polkit:polkit /var/lib/misc/PolicyKit.reload
> Without these it chokes when hal tries to use it (and hald
> will not run).
> On uninstall it would probably be reasonable to remove them.
> So, just handcode in INSTALL and DEINSTALL?
Check out chapter 15 (section 15.1) of the pkgsrc guide.
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