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Bug#502187: marked as done (desktop-base breaks splashy)



Your message dated Sat, 25 Oct 2008 21:04:07 +0200
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has caused the Debian Bug report #502187,
regarding desktop-base breaks splashy
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Package: desktop-base
Version: 5.0.1
Severity: normal

I have a problem with splashy:
They decided to move the themes - that includes image files - out of /etc
It now installs them to /usr/share/splashy/themes. The documentation states it adds a link:
ln -s /usr/share/splashy/themes /etc/splashy/themes

But desktop-base gets in the way, because it creates the /etc/splashy folder, which conflicts!

If you do a rm -rf /etc/splashy/themes you get:
Unpacking splashy (from .../splashy_0.3.10-2_i386.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/splashy_0.3.10-2_i386.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite `/etc/splashy/themes', which is also in package desktop-base

If you don't remove the folder, then the symlink is not created, the default theme is install into /usr/share/splashy/themes/default and it cannot be found by default /etc/splashy/config.xml
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.26-1-amd64
Splashy ERROR: Setting XML file to <</etc/splashy/themes/default/theme.xml>> failed. XML File not found
Splashy ERROR: Setting XML file to <</etc/splashy/themes/default/theme.xml>> failed. XML File not found


In both case, desktop-base completly breaks splashy.

See also:
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=495618
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=501315

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages desktop-base depends on:
ii  librsvg2-common               2.22.2-2   SAX-based renderer library for SVG

desktop-base recommends no packages.

Versions of packages desktop-base suggests:
pn  gnome | kde | xfce4 | wmaker  <none>     (no description available)

-- no debconf information



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Version: 5.0.2
thanks
-- 
Yves-Alexis

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