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Re: postinst scripts failing because a new conffile wasn't accepted: Is it a bug?

sean finney <seanius@debian.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.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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