removing stale files (was: Re: cvs commit: src/etc Makefile locale.alias locale.deprecated nls.alias)

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Wed Jun 11 00:57:56 PDT 2003

On Tuesday, 10 June 2003 at  2:53:09 -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Alexey Zelkin wrote:
>> [moved to -arch]
>> Well.  Then I have to rehash $subj issue again.  There's important
>> point with removing old (currently unsupported, or correctly to say
>> -- partly supported) locales.  They should be removed at installworld
>> stage.
> I think that's a better way to do it. This same topic of removing stale
> files at installworld time has been discussed before, and it seems to be
> the least evil solution.


I think we should work towards a policy where we say "these
directories belong to the system.  Don't install your own things there
until you know exactly what you are doing.".  That would greatly
simplify the job of keeping things up to date.

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