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Re: tex-common with triggers support

* Russ Allbery [Wed, 11 Mar 2009 11:06:41 -0700]:

> 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.)

I think it’s indeed the case. I’ll leave it up to -tex-maint to decide
whether they want to file the bug or not. I’d recommend for it, since it
can’t hurt.


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