DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-09
Re: Is fc-cache broken on -current?
Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
On Thu, 28 Sep 2006, Bill Hacker wrote:
Ordinarily NOT by the 'update'.
But by the 'updater',
(person, not process...)
On deinstallation of a package, the package's registered configurations
are compared with the versions in the share/examples directory.
If different, then it is removed.
On a package installation, if the configuration does not exist, it will be
copied into place from the (newly installed) share/examples version.
All well and good, but what you have NOT mentioned is what has been done vs
should have been done if the configuration DOES exist.
In the case of fontconfig, the fonts.conf file should not be manually
edited by the admin as the customizations should be in local.conf.
OK - why then was the old fontconfig <defaults?> NOT removed or replaced?
Reality doesn't seem to be following either my preferences or your 'should have'
Not a who is right/wrong issue to me.
More one of expectations/predictability - and what is presently in the code....