Re: Bug reporting script
Richard Kettlewell writes ("Re: Bug reporting script"):
> Something for version 0.2. Can I make the repair package have a depend
> line for a dpkg beyond a certain version? (In fact the version I don't
> think the version 0.1 I recently uploaded has the right dependencies at
Yes, you can say
Depends: dpkg (>0.93.50)
which will DTRT. However, I'm wondering if it would save on
package-proliferation if the repair script were made part of dpkg, at
least after it had stabilised a bit.
> > How about leaving that up to the checking script ? It could say `you
> > need to be root to report bugs in this package, because the
> > configuration files are otherwise inaccessible' or some such.
> Rather looks like the only option, doesn't it?
Yes, I think so.