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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
> all.)

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.


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