Bug#183515: locales: busted postinst script?
At Wed, 5 Mar 2003 18:58:03 -0500,
Ben Collins wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 08:53:53AM +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> > At Wed, 5 Mar 2003 10:53:11 -0500,
> > Ben Collins wrote:
> > > On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 11:46:06PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> > > > >>>>> "Ben" == Ben Collins <email@example.com> writes:
> > > >
> > > > Ben> Send /etc/locale.gen, please.
> > > >
> > > > I don't recall ever touching this file myself, and I am careful to
> > > > remove indications of auto-generation when the file says to do so. If
> > > > it seems to be pilot error, I acknowledge it's possible, but I believe
> > > > it unlikely.
> > >
> > > Please leave the bug report in the Cc so that this gets logged.
> > >
> > > Looks like whatever parses locale.gen for reuse in the debconf template
> > > is not parsing out comments. It's re-using it as locally defined
> > > locales.
> > Well, there are no word "remove" in locales debconf template.
> > I don't think it's locales bug.
> > Stephen, if you want to see debconf data about locales, try
> > "debconf-show locales".
> > I think it's ok to close this bug.
> The locale.gen file has that word in it, in the comments.
OK, I understand it.
> Which is why I said it was parsing the comments as user-supplied
> locale entries from the file. It is a locales bug.
Both locale-gen and locales.config exclude starting-#-line.
Please provide the complete example for me unless you plan to fix it.