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FS#72492 - [dunst] Install files into /usr/etc/xdg/dunst

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Lex Black (TrialnError) - Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 18:41 GMT
Last edited by Morten Linderud (Foxboron) - Saturday, 23 October 2021, 10:07 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Morten Linderud (Foxboron)
Architecture All
Severity Very Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 2
Private No


Upstream fiddled around with the Makefiles to make it more compliant with a spec. See
As sysconfdir doesn't seem to be set in the PKGBUILD, it will place the dunstrc into $PREFIX/etc, which results in /usr/etc/xdg/dunst.

Settings $SYSCONFDIR should fix this.

Steps to reproduce:
Install dunst 1.7.0-1 and look where the files are installed.
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Closed by  Morten Linderud (Foxboron)
Saturday, 23 October 2021, 10:07 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  1.7.0-2
Comment by Lex Black (TrialnError) - Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 19:10 GMT
Of course, after sending this I notice the title is somewhat ambiguous.
Just to make sure: I don't want to advocate to install the files into the named location :D It is what currently happens and should be changed to the previous default of /etc/xdg/
Comment by Morten Linderud (Foxboron) - Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 20:00 GMT
I have a slight fever and spotted this in the build output. I should have figured out it was wrong :(
Comment by Jakub Klinkovsk√Ĺ (lahwaacz) - Saturday, 23 October 2021, 08:46 GMT
  • Field changed: Percent Complete (100% → 0%)
This has not been fixed, dunst-1.7.0-1 still installs the config to /usr/etc/xdg/dunst/dunstrc instead of /etc/xdg/dunst/dunstrc which is the correct location. I think Foxboron misunderstood the title :-)
Comment by Morten Linderud (Foxboron) - Saturday, 23 October 2021, 10:07 GMT
No, I did actually fix it yesterday and then hit a bug in my tooling which resulted in the package not being pushed. I then forgot about it 5 mins later and thought I had fixed it :) I'm still blaming my fever on this!