Re: command -v in postinsts violating policy
On Mon, 27 May 2002, Santiago Vila wrote:
> We could do
> install-docs whatever-args 2> /dev/null || true
> directly. If install-docs exists, it will work. If it does not, it will not.
> We could also omit the "2> /dev/null" and the "true" if we put a dummy
> alternatives-managed install-docs which does nothing in some essential package.
I am against ANY maintainer script redirecting stderr and stdout of a program
to /dev/null. See 146774 for an example of what happens when this is done.
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