Bug#524953: incorrect location for mplayer.conf in debconf message

Karl Goetz karl at kgoetz.id.au
Tue Apr 21 14:28:47 UTC 2009

On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 09:09:15 +0200
Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> wrote:

> Karl Goetz <karl at kgoetz.id.au> writes:
> > Package: mplayer
> > Version: 1.0~rc3+svn20090405-1
> > Severity: normal
> >
> >
> > When upgrading mplayer today I was told my config file is being
> > replaced, and asked if I wanted to diff it. When I did, I saw the
> > following path given for system wide mplayer
> > config: /usr/local/etc/mplayer.conf . Here is the diff:
> Yes, the current mplayer package installs the unmodified upstream
> example configuration in /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf. What itch does
> this cause for you?

Well, on my system /usr/local/etc/mplayer.conf doesn't exist - note
its /usr/local - and ttbomk, shouldnt be created by a Debian package.

As such, the message saying "Configuration files are read system-wide
from /usr/local/etc/mplayer.conf" is wrong.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian user / gNewSense contributor
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