Posted Aug 8, 2012 10:39 UTC (Wed) by hummassa (subscriber, #307)
In reply to: Day: GNOME OS by slashdot
Parent article: Day: GNOME OS
> 2. Add kernel support to unlink a directory, which once the last reference drops (or after reboot) causes recursive unlink of all its contents (or alternatively, use a daemon+initscript to do the same)
Just move it to the an application-recyclebin on uninstall/upgrade. (3) becomes unneeded, (4) and (5) become moot. And you can rollback upgrades and uninstall easily. Empty/tidy the application-recyclebin on boot.