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Re: Possibly quite a few bugs?

On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 10:56:23PM -0700, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> was heard to say:
> Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > > ( ie echo "postrm called with unknown argument \`$1'" >&2 )
> > 
> >   These are probably generated by debhelper
> No they arn't.
> > (I know that I didn't write this code by hand for aptitude..),
> Well then you copied it from someone, or used some template[1]. Debhelper
> clearly delimits all changes it makes to package scripts, and it does
> not contain the above text.

  You're right.  I'm stupid. :P

> | I encountered a rather odd thing the other day, some documentation
> | links with dhelp were still present even though I had used
> | dpkg --purge to remove the package.
> It happens commonly when packages misuse dhelp in conjunction with the
> FHS transition that that package handles so poorly. The fix is generally
> to delete the crap dhelp leaves behind in /usr/doc in your preinst. 

  Ok.  This isn't applicable to me, though.  (whew! :) )  I just have the
supposedly broken quoting in my postinst..


> [1] dh_make [2]
> [2] dh_make is NOT a part of debhelper

  Sorry about that. :\

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