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[Bug 177818] Review Request: adplug

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Summary: Review Request: adplug


bugs michael gmx net changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
OtherBugsDependingO|163778                      |163779
              nThis|                            |

------- Additional Comments From bugs michael gmx net  2006-02-03 20:08 EST -------
* spec looks good
* dependencies 177865 and 178360 build with this
* basic run-time testing: works for me
* sources match upstream


I'm unsure with regard to the stuff it does when running "adplugdb"
with option "-s".

Currently, it cannot create /usr/share/adplug/adplug.db because the
directory is missing. And it ought not try writing to a file there
anyway, as according to the FHS /usr/share is supposed to be for
read-only and platform-independent data.

Which leads to a question: Is adplug.db a platform-independent format?
The default configuration of adplugdb (and the manual page) would need
a correction to use directory /var/lib/adplug instead
(or var/lib/misc/adplug.db if only that single file is accessed in there).

Which leads to another question: If %dir /var/lib/adplug gets included,
what to do with /var/lib/adplug/adplug.db during package removal?
If %ghost'ed, user would lose the database file. If not %ghost'ed,
the directory could not be removed. I prefer the latter, since I
don't like removing user-created data files.

In either case, /usr/share/adplug{/adplug.db} as a default is questionable.

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