Debian Bug report logs - #488792
system-tools-backends: support /usr and /etc on different partitions

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Package: system-tools-backends; Maintainer for system-tools-backends is Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo <>; Source for system-tools-backends is src:system-tools-backends.

Reported by: James Westby <>

Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 10:39:07 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: patch

Found in version system-tools-backends/2.6.0-1

Fixed in version system-tools-backends/2.6.0-2

Done: Josselin Mouette <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo <>:
Bug#488792; Package system-tools-backends. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: James Westby <>
Subject: system-tools-backends: support /usr and /etc on different partitions
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 11:28:15 +0100
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Package: system-tools-backends
Version: 2.6.0-1
Severity: normal
Tags: patch
Usertags: origin-ubuntu intrepid ubuntu-patch


Attached is a patch from Steve Langasek to copy /etc/localtime
in case /usr is on a separate partition. Please consider applying



[07_dont_symlink_localtime.patch (text/x-patch, attachment)]

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From: Josselin Mouette <>
Subject: Bug#488792: fixed in system-tools-backends 2.6.0-2
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 09:17:41 +0000
Source: system-tools-backends
Source-Version: 2.6.0-2

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
system-tools-backends, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/s/system-tools-backends/system-tools-backends-dev_2.6.0-2_all.deb
  to pool/main/s/system-tools-backends/system-tools-backends_2.6.0-2.diff.gz
  to pool/main/s/system-tools-backends/system-tools-backends_2.6.0-2.dsc
  to pool/main/s/system-tools-backends/system-tools-backends_2.6.0-2_amd64.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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Josselin Mouette <> (supplier of updated system-tools-backends package)

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Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 10:58:16 +0200
Source: system-tools-backends
Binary: system-tools-backends system-tools-backends-dev
Architecture: source all amd64
Version: 2.6.0-2
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: medium
Maintainer: Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo <>
Changed-By: Josselin Mouette <>
 system-tools-backends - System Tools to manage computer configuration -- scripts
 system-tools-backends-dev - System Tools to manage computer configuration -- development file
Closes: 469414 488792 488793
 system-tools-backends (2.6.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
   [ Emilio Pozuelo Monfort ]
   * debian/patches/04_correct_perl_command.patch:
     - Use the system perl, thanks to James Westby and Sebastien Bacher.
       Closes: #488793.
   * debian/rules:
     - Cleanup
   * debian/control:
     - Updated Standards-Version to 3.8.0, no changes needed.
   [ Josselin Mouette ]
   * Switch to quilt for patch management; build-depend on quilt.
   * 07_dont_symlink_localtime.patch: patch from Ubuntu to support /etc
     being on a partition separate from /usr. Thanks Steve Langasek and
     James Westby. Closes: #488792.
   * 01_debian_4.0.patch: also support Debian 5.0 as lenny.
   * system-tools-backends.init: don't fail when STB is already running,
     which can happen when dbus was upgraded in the same run and started
     daemons using it. Closes: #469414.
   * Urgency medium for RC bug fix.
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