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Re: Bug#503712: the gs-common problem

Niko Tyni wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 02:15:22PM +0100, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
>> immediately after I sent the last mail, Sune Vuorela pointed me to
>> apache2's fix for #390823: They simply remove the problematic maintainer
>> script.
>> The question then is where to do this in so it is reliably done before
>> stuff happens.
>> In one of the perl packages (because the upgrade of perl triggers this)
>> is probably too ugly, maybe the configure script of ghostscript?

> I think it's too late to do it inside ghostscript, it would have to go
> in perl-modules.
Maybe "configure script" is badly worded: It's most blatant abuse, but
I'd just stick it into a /var/lib/dpkg/info/ghostscript.config
unless there are apt-get-lookalikes that don't call that at the
beginning of an upgrade. If the user produces the bad situation with
dpkg by himself, well, who cares.

Kind regards

Thomas Viehmann, http://thomas.viehmann.net/

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