Re: lintian support in dinstall
On Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 11:14:25PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 08:24:13AM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> > > Can you provide an example of a case where a package should be installed
> > > despite a lintian error?
> > [aj@blae ~/project/netbase]$ lintian netbase_3.16-3_i386.deb
> > E: netbase: unknown-control-file config
> > E: netbase: unknown-control-file templates
> > E: netbase: duplicate-updaterc.d-calls-in-postinst networking
> > E: netbase: duplicate-updaterc.d-calls-in-postinst portmap
> > E: netbase: duplicate-updaterc.d-calls-in-postinst inetd
> > ...that's optional debconf support. The duplicate-..-calls are separated
> > by an if `debconf exists'; then ... else ... fi.
> Ok, next question: any reason these shouldn't be lintian warnings,
> rather than lintian errors?
This seems to me like a case of lintian misinterpreting a shell script.
I'd think this is either a bug in lintian or a case that calls for an
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