Re: ["Stephen J. Turnbull" <firstname.lastname@example.org>] Re: apt-get
On Mon, May 15, 2000 at 08:58:48PM +0200, Josip Rodin <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> > > There was a brief power out last night; when I came in today, all of
> > > my workstations booted to fvwm2, when my preferred wm is windowmaker.
> > > Somewhere over the last few updates fvwm2 silently (IMO offering to
> > > change the configuration as the default option in the middle of
> > > upgrading 150 packages is "silent") substituted itself as the
> > > preferred wm.
> > I've been bitten by this as well.
> You probably upgraded one window manager but not the other, and xfree common
> stuff, so then x-window-manager alternatives stuff was used instead of
> /etc/X11/window-managers settings. It should all be fixed now, as all window
> managers are using the alternatives system.
Will this affect people upgrading directly from slink (whose window-manager
preferences won't yet be stored via alternatives)? Or is there stuff in the
scripts to try to preserve settings?