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Re: Bug in makeinfo or install-info?

reopen 451268
block 456791 451268 

On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 07:01:11PM +0100, Santiago Ruano Rincón wrote:
> ...
> Unpacking replacement bzip2 ...
> Setting up bzip2 (1.0.3-7) ...
> install-info(/usr/share/info/bzip2.info): warning, ignoring confusing INFO-DIR-ENTRY in file.
> No `START-INFO-DIR-ENTRY' and no `This file documents'.
> install-info(/usr/share/info/bzip2.info): unable to determine description for `dir' entry - giving up
> dpkg: error processing bzip2 (--install):
>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> The problem is with bzip2.info, produced by makeinfo during the building
> process.

A very similar bug hit librep-doc about a week ago (#451265) and, just
today, sawfish (#456791) It was cloned as #451268 and supposedly solved on
Nov 14, but it seems to have come back.

Rodrigo Gallardo
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