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Re: Patch for dpkg-scansources / Packages without sources

On Thu, Jul 29, 1999 at 02:41:32PM +0200, Richard Braakman wrote:
> > Package `popt' has no sources ...
> These will require further investigation.  (I'm offline at the moment).

There's an important bug against ftp.debian.org about this one.  It's
superceded by libpopt0 and libpopt-dev

> We have scripts for detecting this sort of thing, but I don't often have
> time to run them and fix things.  I think your scripts will have to be
> able to live with it, because I doubt the archive will ever be completely
> happy about source-binary package relationships.  You should see how much
> bogus output the scripts generate... there's the pcmcia stuff, the libc6.1
> madness, the egcs confusion, the libcompface situation, and lots more fun
> for the whole family.

Isn't technology wonderful?

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>             Debian GNU/Linux developer
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