Bug#431160: More infos
clone 431160 -1
reassign -1 coq
severity -1 important
retitle -1 coq: probably needs to pre-depend on emacs-common
retitle 431160 should exit when one helper fails
Enrico Tassi wrote:
> Ive just noticed that aptitude fails, cause twho packages are installed
> at the same time (coq and emacsen-common) but the formes should probably
> pre-depend on the latter.
> Setting up coq (8.1+dfsg-3) ...
> ERROR: emacsen-common being used before being configured.
> ERROR: This is likely a bug in the coq package, which needs to
> ERROR: add one of the appropriate dependencies.
> ERROR: See /usr/share/doc/emacsen-common/debian-emacs-policy.gz
> ERROR: for details.
> dpkg: error processing coq (--configure):
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
cloning for coq as this happens independent of live-helper, by just
installing it on a normal system, independet of using aptitude or apt.
(the rest of this mail can be ignored by coq maintainers)
> This bug may be reassigned, but the 'set -e' at the beginning of
> /usr/bin/lh_chroot_local-packageslists makes me think that one of the
> following options should be adopted:
> 1) resist to failures and continue caching the result
> 2) fails and add a flag to ignore eventual failures
> For example in my cases, the failure can be ignored.
depending on the failure, one cannot know if it can be ignored or not,
so live-helper should just fail complety in case of an error in a
subscript, which i'll add soon (including the respective --force option
to override it).
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