[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#669953: Obsolete conffiles /etc/fonts/conf.avail/43-wqy-zenhei-sharp.conf and /etc/fonts/conf.avail/44-wqy-zenhei.conf not cleaned up on upgrade

Osamu Aoki osamu at debian.org
Thu Apr 26 14:22:23 UTC 2012



On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 06:04:43AM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 09:01:03PM +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > > using dpkg-maintscript-helper.  Please see the manpage of
> > > dpkg-maintscript-helper for details.
> No, don't hand-roll this; dpkg-maintscript-helper exists for a reason,
> and it does exactly what you need.

Yah, this is new command from 2010.  We only deal these issues every 2
or more years.  Well more abstruct solution is good as long as we know
what it does behind us.  So time to learn new trick for a old dog (=me).

As I read a bit complicated script /usr/bin/dpkg-maintscript-helper,
this seems to require us to use when the conffile change was introduced.
If I use this now, then the stable users who upgrade are handled fine
but the testing/unstable users will not be handled fine.  Instead, good
old standard trick of using md5sum check with a set of fixed values
seems to save more cases. Basically, I missed the right moment.  I will
use it for my future work but I need to think what is the best...

I now read:

Certainly, many thoughts has been merged from old trick I know. 

Let me think about this for 10 days during our spring long weekend.



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