[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Bug#388616: Upgrade

Filipus Klutiero philippe.cloutier.2 at ulaval.ca
Thu Feb 8 08:27:26 CET 2007

severity 388616 serious

On Tuesday 06 February 2007 19:25, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 12:05:46PM +0100, Romain Beauxis wrote:


> > Now that I have cleared the origins of the bug, let's explain why I do
> > not feel appropriate to resolve it:
> > * To me the violation is not that severe since the file is located in
> > /etc after all. I understand that others may not think the same way, but
> > that is my point.
> No, policy requires that the *file* be stored in /etc, not a symlink *to*
> the file.  So this is still a policy violation.
> Under the circumstances, I would be willing to grant an etch-ignore
> exception for the file location.  If the location of the file is still
> causing upgrade errors (which seems possible, since the symlinks under
> /etc/mediawiki1.7 are not conffiles and therefore may overwrite a user's
> config), that would be more than just a technicality, and I wouldn't grant
> an etch-ignore exception for that.

OK, so I'm upgrading to serious. Steve, I have no opinion about etch-ignoring 
this, but you can consider it now. Romain, you may want to unmerge #388616 
from #409434 and downgrade #409434 to important.

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