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Re: Help with menu (Was: Bug#389932: wish: gnumed --debug should open terminal window)

On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Bill Allombert wrote:

I suggest a simpler route (untested):

command="x-terminal-emulator -e /bin/sh -c \"gnumed;echo press any key to continue;read foo\""

Note that it does not really solve the dependency on xterm: it merely
replaces it on a depdendency on any terminal-emulator.

The solution that was suggested by you and Philipp Benner seems to be not
aware to lintian

W: gnumed-client-debug: menu-command-not-in-package /usr/share/menu/gnumed-client-debug:5 x-terminal-emulator

Shouldn't a

     Depends: xterm | x-terminal-emulator

be enough here?  I admit that it might be hard to define a lintian rule
to verify the contents of dependant packages but I wonder whether I should
simply go with a lintian override or file either a wishlist bug against
lintian or perhaps menu-policy?

Kind regards



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