Re: Bug#903593: python3-blends: shouldn't write Packages: list in case the udeb option is set
Wolfgang Schweer <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 09:41:05PM +0200, Ole Streicher wrote:
>> However, I am not sure about the required format to udeb .desc files. As
>> you describe it, the situation is:
>> * the Package: field is not needed for udebs
>> * but if it is there and contains alternatives, the installation breaks.
>> Do I understand you correctly?
> Yes, if there are conflicting packages among the listed alternatives.
> But please note that I am no expert.
OK, so I will wait a day for other comments. If nobody else complains, I
will merge your proposal and upload a new version.
> Generated with blends-dev 0.6.100, debian-edu-tasks.desc had the
> 'Packages: list' with only one package of alternatives, the first one.
> Example: tasks/main-server with Recommends: atftpd | tftpd-hpa ended up
> in debian-edu-tasks.desc with only atftpd listed below 'Packages: list'.
> Generated with blends-dev 0.7.1 the list contains tftpd-hpa as well. As
> both packages conflict, the installation breaks, see:
This also may be a bug in the handling of the "Packages" field during
udeb installation, which was just not exposed until now.