On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 10:27:06PM +0200, Tobias Frost wrote:
> Actually, whether deleting a user on purge or not is disputed.
> https://wiki.debian.org/AccountHandlingInMaintainerScripts
> (I wouldn't say this is RC, but I let the maintainer decide if it
> should be downgraded)


On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 11:21:07PM +0200, Neil Muller wrote:
> Removing support for user deletion was specifically asked for when the
> package was adopted into PAPT. I also don't see any compelling reason
> to re-add it from policy, so I'm downgrading this bug.


> If there are files being left after the package is purged, please
> provide details.

Well, that's the thing. I wasn't very clear in my original report, but I
can't think of files that irker could leave behind that we don't also
want to remove. Logfiles, maybe, but those are not created by default
anyways, AFAIK.

So removing the user is harmless, and would make the package cleaner.



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