* What led up to the situation?
purge removing the php5 and related deps
* What was the outcome of this action?
error mail coming from Cron because of the php cronjob still active
* What outcome did you expect instead?
the removal of /etc/cron.d/php
-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch(raspbian)
i did a purge remove of php5 on raspbian (stretch), and then i started
receiving error notifications mail from Cron. So i discovered that a
cronjob was still active in /etc/cron.d/php to check for php sessions;
and i had to remove it manually.
I took a quick look at php-common_54_all.deb which provide the file
/etc/cron.d/php, indeed is written in the deb conffiles
But i did not found some removal of the /etc/cron.d/php file in postrm
or prerm, everything seems related only to the masking of