[Breezy] xbase-clients install problem

Tim Leslie tim.leslie at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 02:54:02 UTC 2005


On 6/3/05, Stephen R Laniel <steve at laniels.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 10:51:27AM +1000, Tim Leslie wrote:
> > OK, I just fixed the problem but since I've written this much already
> > I might as well post a solution for anyone else who bumps into it.
> >
> > % sudo cp /usr/bin/xkbcomp /usr/X11R6/bin
> > % sudo rm /etc/X11/xkb/xkbcomp
> > % sudo ln -s /usr/X11R6/bin/xkbcomp /etc/X11/xkb/xkbcomp
> 
> This was reported as a bug here:
> https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=11389
> 
> The quick solution, described there, is to edit the postinst
> script (/var/lib/dpkg/info/xbase-clients.postinst), delete
> the line reading
> 
> /etc/X11/xkb/xkbcomp) echo /usr/X11R6/bin/xkbcomp ;;
> 
> and add in a line reading
> 
> /etc/X11/xkb/xkbcomp) echo /usr/bin/xkbcomp ;;
> 
> I think it's the same solution as yours, only changing the
> destination of pointers rather than changing actual files.
> 

Hmm, I'm not sure if that is the same solution. I fixed my system to
match the package, that seems to fix the package to match the system.
Either way it works, but I think your solution is probably nicer. I'll
google harder next time :)

Tim

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