Bug 61808 - Weird clocks menu
Weird clocks menu
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-applets (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mark McLoughlin
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-03-24 14:47 EST by Alan Cox
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-24 16:14:34 EST
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Description Alan Cox 2002-03-24 14:47:22 EST
Upgrading from 7.2 to 7.3beta I find I have a clocks menu which is empty and a
single clock on the main menu. The clock clean up is nice - but why the empty menu ?
Is this an update bug, if so what do you need dumps of to check ?
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-03-24 16:14:29 EST
The previous gnome-applets did not properly own the clocks directory, so it
doesn't go away as it's supposed to, IIRC. That directory should no longer be
owned by any package. This problem also happened on 7.1->7.2 upgrade.
If the dir isn't owned by any package I don't think there's any way to fix it
short of hardcoded weirdness in the installer.
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2002-03-26 15:24:16 EST
Bill confirms there is no way to get rid of this directory, we just 
screwed up.

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