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Bug#619113: OO.org ??? LibreOffice: `/etc/openoffice/` not removed because it is not empty ??? add note about purging

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 08:29:21PM +0100, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 08:14:43PM +0100, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> > > I think I will make it soon a noisy no-op, but for now is quiet.
> > 
> > Don't. Don't make it more worse than it is.
> I've a simple position on this. Remove this script. Now. Anything calling
> this is buggy per definition and should be fixed to not call it. The earlier
> the better. It's just seriously bad that this script survived the squeze
> release cycle though nothing ever which should call it in squeeze except
> for OOo 2.4 compat things which is bad (that then should be readded for backports,
> simple.)

Package is already uploaded, so will leave it for one of next uploads. 

I'd prefer to first track dicts still referencing it unconditionally and file
bug reports to have it rebuilt against dictionaries-common-dev (>=1.10.5).
Most minimally recent dicts (~2 years) call the script conditionally, so no 
problem there, things will change in a natural way.

What I initially intended was to make the script just be

print STDERR "update-openoffice-dicts is obsolete and will soon disappear. "

but that will also be shown on conditional calls. Bug reports are better and 
less disturbing for users. 


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