many fonts do not uninstall cleanly

Bug #1916512 reported by Rolf Leggewie on 2021-02-22
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fonts-navilu (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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fonts-pagul (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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fonts-samyak (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Many fonts do not uninstall cleanly. I verified this in the latest hirsute dev-release. There are .uuid files left behind which prevent removal of the font directory.

dpkg: warning: while removing fonts-gargi, directory '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/Gargi' not empty so not removed
dpkg: warning: while removing fonts-kalapi, directory '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/fonts-kalapi' not empty so not removed
dpkg: warning: while removing fonts-nakula, directory '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/Nakula' not empty so not removed
dpkg: warning: while removing fonts-navilu, directory '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/Navilu' not empty so not removed
dpkg: warning: while removing fonts-sahadeva, directory '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/Sahadeva' not empty so not removed
dpkg: warning: while removing fonts-samyak-deva, directory '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/samyak' not empty so not removed
dpkg: warning: while removing fonts-samyak-taml, directory '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/samyak-fonts' not empty so not removed
dpkg: warning: while removing fonts-sarai, directory '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/Sarai' not empty so not removed

cat /usr/share/fonts/truetype/fonts-kalapi/.uuid
52eae14f-061f-48f2-8c9e-4a29c362316b

Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) on 2021-02-22
description: updated
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