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Re: RPM roadmapping



On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 14:03 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> I think it would be entirely possible for rpm to differentiate between
> directories that
> a) preexisted before any rpm touched them
> b) were created because an rpm needs to dump a file there
> c) are explicitly owned by an rpm
> and manage the creation and deletion of directories accordingly.
> Refcounting comes to mind... 

Indeed, I would very much like to see rpm handle this correctly on its
own, so we can get rid of that guideline.

~spot


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