Re: Packages with Critial Bugs
Ian Jackson writes:
> David Engel:
> > > #2939: Bad dpkg/ldconfig Interaction
> > > Package: dpkg; Reported by: email@example.com (David Engel); 168 days old.
> > This was fixed a long time ago. I'm closing it.
> Was the behaviour of ldconfig changed ? I don't remember you telling
> me that it was. The behaviour of dpkg hasn't.
Yes, ldconfig was changed, but not because of this problem and the old
behaviour could be re-instated depending on the feedback I receive. I
thought by now you would have fixed the symlink handling in dpkg.
> It's possible that the avoidance of calls to ldconfig in postrm
> scripts has made the problem largely disappear, but it could still
> occur in obscure error conditions and I think the bug is still there.
The do whatever you wish with this bug report.
David Engel Optical Data Systems, Inc.
firstname.lastname@example.org 1001 E. Arapaho Road
(972) 234-6400 Richardson, TX 75081
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