[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#819039: Bug#819039: xfce4-panel: Unnecessary manual call to ldconfig in postinst

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Mar 23 09:31:26 UTC 2016

control: tag -1 pending

On mer., 2016-03-23 at 07:51 +0100, Niels Thykier wrote:
> There is a manual call to ldconfig in the postinst script of the
> xfce4-panel package.  This is unnecessary for two reasons:
>  * debhelper added one automatically as well (see [1])
>  * we are migrating to use triggers now for this case[2].
> AFAICT, if you drop the manual ldconfig and remove the (now obsolete)
> "rm_conffile" calls (inserted via a debian/<pkg>.maintscripts) then
> xfce4-panel will not even need a postinst at all.  In fact, it would
> have no maintainer scripts at all! :)
> Should there be a case in the future where you need to invoke
> ldconfig but debhelper is not realising it, you can instead insert:
>   activate-noawait ldconfig
> in your triggers file.

Thanks for the report, I've fixed this in svn, will be part of the next


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