Re: Bug#538857: rocksndiamonds: post-installation fails
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 09:15:00PM +0400, Dmitry E. Oboukhov wrote:
> >> The site www.artsoft.org is (temporary?) down. Why do You think it
> >> must be another way? Postinst returns error code because it can't
> >> download resource. Other packages (for example msttcorefonts) have
> >> the same behaviour.
> GLB> Do You think I shouldn't have report that problem?
> I think this is site's problem, i considered a few packages which
> download something from somewhere and all of them return errorcode
> when downloading fail.
> Of course we can complain of something like:
> - our provider provides us with bad connection;
> - the website we have link on is down.
> but does it refer to the specific package? Hmm...
> But I still don't know is this behavior is right. If the script
> doesn't return failcode, somebody could post the bug like 'I had no
> fail when I installed the package, but it doesn't work', even if he
> had seen the error message.
> I Cc-ed the mail to debian-devel: may be somebody gives us advice.
Again, as in the case of the broken rott download, the correct
fix is to add support for the media files to game-data-packager
instead of adding a postinst.