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Re: Please, accept mozilla-firefox-locale-all 1.0.4lang20050515-1 for Sarge

On Tue, May 31, 2005 at 06:05:36PM +0300, Cesar Martinez Izquierdo wrote:
> El Martes 31 Mayo 2005 16:50, Steve Langasek escribió:
> > On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 01:50:43PM +0300, Cesar Martinez Izquierdo wrote:
> > > I know that the release team is very overloaded, so I'm sorry about
> > > making a second call to accept this package in Sarge, but I want to be
> > > sure that you don't forget about it.

> > > The version in Sid fixes a RC bug (the version in sarge lacks of postinst
> > > and postrm for the binary package mozilla-firefox-theme-rtlclassic). It
> > > is not in the BTS because nobody reported it and the new version was
> > > uploaded as soon as I realized about it.

> > This makes it very difficult to evaluate *why* this bug is RC, because your
> > changelog only says that the maintainer scripts were missing without
> > explaining why the package is broken without them.  Please explain.

> Sorry about that. I explain now:

> postint and postrm just call the script update-mozilla-firefox-chrome.

> This script updates the Firefox chrome, which is a kind of database about 
> installed themes extensions (including translations).

> Therefore, on installation postint makes Firefox to be aware of the new theme 
> (otherwise will be invisible for Firefox).

> On removal, postrm makes Firefox to realize that the theme is not installed 
> anymore (otherwise, firefox thinks that it is still there, and if you have 
> this theme active, then firefox will start in an totally unusable way: there 
> will be no theme, so only some text from the menus will be displayed, in a 
> totally messy way, and there will be no buttons, etc)

Ok -- approved.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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