[Pkg-lxde-maintainers] Bug#845926: Cannot install package openbox-lxde-session: trying to overwrite '/etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart', which is also in package lxde-common 0.99.2-1

Evgeny Kapun abacabadabacaba at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 01:25:52 UTC 2016

Control: reassign -1 lxde-common

On 27.11.2016 03:52, Andriy Grytsenko wrote:
> I believe it's some dpkg error, just look at list of files in lxde-common
> package at https://packages.debian.org/sid/all/lxde-common/filelist:
> /etc/xdg/lxpanel/LXDE/config
> /etc/xdg/lxpanel/LXDE/panels/panel
> /etc/xdg/pcmanfm/LXDE/pcmanfm.conf
> /usr/share/doc/lxde-common/README.Debian
> /usr/share/doc/lxde-common/changelog.Debian.gz
> /usr/share/doc/lxde-common/changelog.gz
> /usr/share/doc/lxde-common/copyright
> /usr/share/lxde/images/logout-banner.png
> /usr/share/lxde/images/lxde-icon.png
> /usr/share/lxde/wallpapers/lxde_blue.jpg
> /usr/share/lxde/wallpapers/lxde_green.jpg
> /usr/share/lxde/wallpapers/lxde_red.jpg
> there is no /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart file there! I have no idea
> what was happened in your system.

Actually, after further investigation, I think that this file is a conffile left from a previous version of lxde-common package. These files should be removed by a maintainer script [1]. Since the maintainer script for lxde-common package doesn't do this, this is a bug in that package.

[1] https://wiki.debian.org/DpkgConffileHandling

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