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Re: Bug#2154: Minicom postinst script error

behan wrote:
> package: Minicom
> version: 1.71-3
> When installing this version of minicom, if the file /etc/minicom.dfl
> exists before installing the new package, you get the following message:
> mv: /etc/minicom.users: No such file or directory
> Checking the minicom.postinst script:
> >if ( -e '/etc/minirc.dfl' ) { # If they already have settings in place
> >    system ( 'mv /etc/minicom.users /var/lib/minicom/minicom.users' );
> >} elsif ( ! -e '/var/lib/minicom/minirc.dfl' ) { # It's probably a new install

Why are minirc.dfl and minicom.users in /var/lib/minicom at all? At least
minicom.users belongs to the /etc directory. I'm not sure if minicom.dfl
is more a configuration file (/etc) or a state file (/var/lib/minicom).
BTW: /var/lib won't be part of the next fsstnd/fhs release.


PS: I already discussed it with the minicom Debian maintainer. But he
    thinks that /var/lib/minicom is the correct place for both files (and
    closed the existing bug report).

 Peter Tobias                                EMail:
 Fachhochschule Ostfriesland                 tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informatik   tobias@perseus.fho-emden.de
 Constantiaplatz 4, 26723 Emden, Germany

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