Re: postinst scripts failing because a new conffile wasn't accepted: Is it a bug?
sean finney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2005 at 07:52:27PM +0100, Frank Küster wrote:
>> You mean the postinst script should succeed even if the program is not
>> able to work? This doesn't fit with the meaning of "Depends", because
> what i meant was that if you're running some utility in the
> postinst that might fail for some reason, you should consider
> whether or not the failure of the program should necessitate
> the failure of the package's installation.
It does - that's all this question is about.
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich