Re: Some packaging questions
On Sat, Nov 18, 2000 at 02:08:47PM +0100, Roberto Suarez Soto wrote:
> Lintian (v1.117) complains about the 'config' and 'templates' file. I
> saw this was a reported bug, but I don't know if I have to wait til the bug is
> closed or work my way around it. If it's the latter, how do I do it? How do
> the rest of the people with debconf files do this?
Ignore it... debconf isn't certified by Policy, so lintian puts out a
warning, that's all.
> I did a little script to put in /etc/ppp/ip-up.d, so ez-ipupdate is
> called everytime the PPP link goes up. Anyway, I'm not sure about what
> permissions should this script have. 0700? 0755?
Does it contain any sensitive information? If not, make it 0755 like all
> should I ask the user at install time if he/she wants to have this script
> installed? I't useful for dial-up users (which I guess are the majority of
> the people that use dynamic dns services), but maybe there're users that
> don't need/want this. I could put the question at 'medium' or 'low' level
> so by default the script got installed for the most part of the users.
Yeah, make it low...
> Another Lintian thing: itgives a this warning when building the
> W: ez-ipupdate: maintainer-script-lacks-debhelper-token debian/postinst
> I'm not very sure about what it means. Ok, I know, the postinst script
> lacks a debhelper token, it says. But ... what token? How should it be?
Add this to the end of debian/postinst:
Digital Electronic Being Intended for Assassination and Nullification