help: pythonpackage: gconf-schemas --unregister does not delete everything
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
pochu at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 24 12:34:00 GMT 2008
Francesco Fumanti wrote:
> I am trying to add gconf schemas to the python package named onboard.
> The package uses cdbs and python-distutils.mk. The call to gh_gconf in
> debian/rules generates the corresponding gconf-schemas --register and
> gconf-schemas --unregister calls in the postinst and prerm scripts.
> After building the debian package in the pbuilder environment, the
> installation of the bin package registers the schemas; uninstalling the
> package unregisters the keys, but not completely: the keys are all
> deleted, but the /apps/onboard and the /schemas/apps/onboard entries
> remain listed in the gconf database (at least they continue to show up
> in the gconf editor).
> Could anybody please tell me what is going on or how to make also the
> two remaining entries disappear?
They are probably in your home folder, so removing the package won't remove
them. If you change a key, it will be stored in your home folder, as you can't
change (and you aren't supposed to) the system-wide key.
You can look at ~/.gconf and see if they are there.
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