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

Jonathan Underwood jonathan.underwood at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 23:30:08 UTC 2009

2009/1/12 Enrico Scholz <enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de>:
> "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.

Thanks, that's interesting. It could probably be extended to include
state files too.


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