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Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 01:50:58 -0500
From: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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To: Robert Collins <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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Subject: Re: release setup now?
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Robert Collins wrote:


>>2) It seems that when uninstalling (or upgrading), if the uninstalled 
>>package leaves behing a directory that is empty, the directory is not 
>>removed.  Not a big deal, and certainly not a showstopper.
>>
> 
> Hmm, has that behaviour changed? I'll add a TODO for it.


Actually, now that I think about it, this "problem" may be related to 
0x00 problem.  The only packages I noticed this on were local updates of 
the auto-* and libtool* packages that I was testing.

But I had been installing these updates using setup-snapshots.  So all 
of my .lst file had 0x00 -- and then when I tried to upgrade, the 
uninstall didn't work exactly right...

That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

--Chuck


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