Bug#915114: fontconfig-config: Unnecessary dependency on ucf

Simon McVittie smcv at collabora.com
Fri Nov 30 16:17:25 GMT 2018

Package: fontconfig-config
Version: 2.13.1-2
Severity: minor

While investigating how to reduce the package list for a container in a
Debian derivative, I found that fontconfig-config Depends on ucf but
doesn't appear to need it.

Its only call to ucf since etch (2007) has been to remove all record of
/etc/fonts/local.conf when purged, but that's correctly guarded by
"if [ -x /usr/bin/ucf ]" (and the dependency is not helpful here in any
case, because when a package in the "config files remain" state is purged,
the only packages guaranteed to be present are the Essential set).


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