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Re: lintian support in dinstall



On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 08:24:13AM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> Can you provide an example of a case where a package should be installed
> despite a lintian error?

[aj@blae ~/project/netbase]$ lintian netbase_3.16-3_i386.deb 
E: netbase: unknown-control-file config
E: netbase: unknown-control-file templates
E: netbase: duplicate-updaterc.d-calls-in-postinst networking
E: netbase: duplicate-updaterc.d-calls-in-postinst portmap
E: netbase: duplicate-updaterc.d-calls-in-postinst inetd

...that's optional debconf support. The duplicate-..-calls are separated
by an if `debconf exists'; then ... else ... fi.

Cheers,
aj

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