Re: Who owns /etc/default/locale?
On 2008-11-09 16:43 +0100, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> I have two systems. Both track unstable, and have package
> locales at version 2.0.16.
> On one system, package locales owns /etc/default/locale, on the other,
> it doesn't. Should the file be owned by locales or not?
It shouldn't, but on my system it is as well.
> Could the situation arise by upgrades? One system is 4 years old
> (upgraded weekly or better), the other just two months old. Surely it
> isn't architecture dependent (one is x86, the second is amd64)?
It depends on if you ever had locales 2.6.1-2 installed. That version
mistakenly shipped /etc/default/locale as a conffile, which was reverted
in the next upload. See #437404 and #441360.