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Bug#217605: Reopen 217605

On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 09:49:21AM +0100, Denis Barbier wrote:
> reopen 217605
> tag 217605 = patch
> thanks
> Hi,
> the fix is wrong:
>   * In xdm.config, because of a typo when calling head, CURRENT_DEFAULT is
>     empty, so at end of script $DEFAULT_DISPLAY_MANAGER_FILE is moved to

Thanks for catching this.

>   * In xdm.postinst, as $DEFAULT_DISPLAY_MANAGER_FILE does not exist,
>     the debconf stuff is always run.  If $DEFAULT_DISPLAY_MANAGER/daemon_name
>     does not exist, DAEMON_NAME contains
>       "10 $DEFAULT_DISPLAY_MANAGER/daemon_name doesn't exist"
>     or something like that.  This is because of your safe_debconf
>     function, it is not safe at all ;o)
>     You must instead test db_get return code, which makes safe_debconf
>     pretty useless, so I removed calls to it from both scripts.

I think you got too carried away with killing off my usage of

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