So sprach Sam Varshavchik am 2002-06-24 um 10:19:51 -0400 :
Nope. If the package installs /var/www/cgi-bin, then the package will
satisfy a dependency on /var/www/cgi-bin.
That's wrong. Else every package would satisfy a dependency on
Only if /usr/bin, the directory itself, is created by the package, in
addition to whatever the package installs in /usr/bin.
This is actually used in certain instances by some packages, namely X font
packages. This way, removing the last font package that installs some font
subdirectory of /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts will also remove the font