Re: JOEL BAKER, STOP TELLING PEOPLE TO DEPEND ON LIBC-DEV *INSTEAD* OF LIBC6-DEV
On Monday 14 October 2002 15:43, Branden Robinson wrote:
> DEPENDING ON A VIRTUAL PACKAGE IS FINE, BUT YOU SHOULD *ALWAYS* SPECIFY
> A REAL PACKAGE ALTERNATIVE, AND IT SHOULD *ALWAYS* COME FIRST.
> REAL BEFORE VIRTUAL.
> Learn it, live it, love it.
> Oh yeah, by the way...
> I WOULDN'T HAVE TO SHOUT LIKE THIS IF PACKAGE MAINTAINERS COULD BE
> BOTHERED TO PERFORM EVEN THE MEAGER TESTING THAT "dpkg -i" ENTAILS.
> TEST BEFORE YOU UPLOAD.
lintian should also be checking for this unless he has ignored its error as
well. Can't speak for linda but it is safe to say this check will appear
there one day as well.