nginx package

Andreas Moog amoog at ubuntu.com
Wed Feb 22 18:08:01 UTC 2012


On 22.02.2012 18:45, Bedwell, Jordon wrote:

Please do not CC me on replies, I'm subscribed to the list.

> Without seeing where he mentioned his OS I'll just assume he's on
> 12.04 where this is a problem.  

My paste is from 12.04, it's not a problem there.

> Apt does not autoremove some package
> (and you always have to do apt-get autoremove --purge twice to get it
> to autoremove) and it always leaves lib remnants even if
> auto-installed and no longer needed requiring you to rely on deborphan
> to remove the libs or to manually track it yourself (which shouldn't
> have to be the case.) 

True. Please file bugs on the packages you encounter doing that, it
looks like a policy violation to me.

> There are also problems with removing packages
> with a + in the name, using the + results in an attempt to install not
> uninstall example: apt-get autoremove --purge memtest86+ tells me it's
> already installed I have to memtest86* to get it removed on our
> virtual servers.

Yes, but that's unrelated to the current issue.

Cheers, Andreas



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