Bug#392353: fontconfig: Cannot write cache files
* Keith Packard (email@example.com) [061009 19:18]:
> On Mon, 2006-10-09 at 19:43 +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > If fonts.conf is changed, the user is asked via debconf if the file can
> > be overwritten. So, the only issue is if (the file is changed) and (the
> > user denies overwritting it).
> Note that there was a transient bug in one of the 2.4.0 versions that
> would break the auto-upgrade chain; it was mis-detecting a user-modified
> file and not replacing it with the new version.
> That was only in the archive for one day, but if you happened to get it,
> you'd be stuck.
But the problem with having the user changed this file by hand and
refusing debconf to overwrite this file can still occur? If so, we
should document in the release notes what to do.