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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@×××××××××××××××××××.net>
To: Cedric Veilleux <cedric@×××××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] uninstalling packages with portage
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 23:00:54
Message-Id: 3F4BE9B8.1060809@technaut.darktalker.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] uninstalling packages with portage by Cedric Veilleux
1 But, if this *bug* were to happen and 2 packages installed the same
2 file, would the file get deleted if the most recently installed packages
3 got unmerged?
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5 Cedric Veilleux wrote:
6 > I think there is a policy that 2 packages can't share the same files. It it
7 > happens, it is considered as a bug..
8 >
9 >>When portage goes to unmerge a package, it checks that the modification
10 >>time is the same on each file as when it was installed, correct? If so,
11 >>what if 2 packages install the same file. If the 2nd one installed is
12 >>unmerged, will it delete the shared files?
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15 Andrew Gaffney
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Re: [gentoo-dev] uninstalling packages with portage Stuart Herbert <stuart@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] uninstalling packages with portage Georgi Georgiev <chutz@×××.net>