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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2006 3:41 pm    Post subject: .keep files everywhere Reply with quote

What's their purpose?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2006 4:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

AFAIK these files prevent otherwise empty directories from being deleted when you unmerge a package with "emerge -C <package>".
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2006 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The post in Frequently Asked Questions refers to this topic.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2006 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Other Things Gentoo to Duplicate Threads, please see the topic mentioned above.
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