[Bug 16230] gucharmap: postinst blows away system immodules configuration

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Message-ID: <20050924215814.GA20234 at tennyson.dodds.net>
Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2005 14:58:14 -0700
From: Steve Langasek <vorlon at debian.org>
To: Roger Leigh <rleigh at debian.org>, 329929 at bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#329929: gucharmap: postinst blows away system immodules configuration

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On Sat, Sep 24, 2005 at 03:18:23PM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Package: gucharmap
> Version: 1:1.4.3-2
> Severity: serious
> Justification: Replaces conffile from another package, wiping any customi=
sation

> The postinst contains this line:

>   # Hopefully GTK+ upstream will do something about this sillyness
>   gtk-query-immodules-2.0 > /etc/gtk-2.0/gtk.immodules

> This is rather rude.  Wiping out a conffile from another package is
> not nice.

A conffile from *what* package?

$ dpkg -S /etc/gtk-2.0/gtk.immodules
dpkg: /etc/gtk-2.0/gtk.immodules not found.
$

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Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
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