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Bug#1218: xbase install fails

Package: xbase
Version: 3.1.2-1

The preinst script for xbase calls start-stop-daemon to kill any
running xdm and xfs processes.  If a previous version of xbase is not
already installed, start-stop-daemon fails with an error about not
being able to stat /usr/X11R6/bin/{xdm,xfs}.  This causes the preinst,
and consequently the entire package install, to fail.  This is could
be considered a bug in start-stop-daemon, but since there isn't a
manual page for it (hint, hint, Ian J.), I don't know if this is the
intended behaviour or not.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
david@ods.com                      1101 E. Arapaho Road
(214) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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