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Re: tex-common with triggers support

Adeodato Simó <dato@net.com.org.es> writes:

> Another option would be a lintian test that warns if the postinst calls
> updmap-sys but the package depends on text-common (>= 1.15). This would
> give us the benefit of having an always correct list up on lintian.d.o.
> I don’t know if this is a fair use of lintian, though, and that’s why
> I’m Bcc'ing lintian-maint. (I say I’m not sure if this is a fair use of
> lintian becase, as I understand it, a newly rebuilt package would never
> trigger the warning, correct?)

It's fair game to add a Lintian test for whether a program is called in
postinst that isn't needed any more.  If that's the case here, please do
file a wishlist bug against Lintian with the details.  (It's always
possible that someone wasn't using debhelper, for example.)

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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