[Fedora-packaging] Re: Package ownership of local state files (/var/lib)?

Enrico Scholz enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Mon Jan 12 20:07:25 UTC 2009

"Jonathan Underwood" <jonathan.underwood at gmail.com> writes:

> While in the process of updating the shorewall packages I noticed that on
> package removal directories were being left behind in /var/lib/shorewall
> because the directory contained some files created at run time which were
> not owned by the package (even though the directory itself is).
> ...
> So, what is best practice?

See http://fedoraproject.org/wikiold/PackagingDrafts/Logfiles for a
discussion of possible options.


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