On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 02:10:19AM +0100, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Friday, 10. December 2004 01:59, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 01:45:58AM +0100, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> > > On Friday, 10. December 2004 01:21, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > > > | @dirrm share/apps/anthem/toolbar
> > > > > | @dirrm share/apps/anthem
> > > > > | @dirrm share/applnk/Multimedia
> > > > > | +@dirrm share/applnk
> > > >
> > > > Shouldn't these be @unexec rmdir's? The port will emit noisy warnings
> > > > during deinstallation if you have other kde applications installed.
> > >
> > > Noisy and bogus. I wonder if that warning in delete/perform.c really is
> > > worth keeping at all.
> > It's only bogus because of the ports don't clean themselves up
> > properly. If they were polite about silently removing shared
> > directories, you'd only see a warning for the directories that are
> > left behind because of local changes, which is a useful pointer to
> > what should be removed if you don't plan to reinstall the port.
> The shared directories would have to be recognised, maintained and 'politely'
> removed by manual selection though, which is error prone.
That's why it's better that the "ownership" and removal be taken care
of by a common port, cf gnomehier.