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Alex Efros schrieb:
> Below is example of report which I received from chkrootkit. What's the
> goal of listing all these .keep and .packlist files? There a lot of them,
> and this make report hard to read. I've checked some of these files -
The .keep files are used by Portage to prevent directories from being
deleted while unmerging some packages. Whenever a directory should be
kept (therefore the filename!) an empty .keep file is created so that
Portage thinks that the folder is still used.