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Re: dkms needs a pre-depends entry (Policy 3.5)

Bernd Zeimetz <bernd@bzed.de> writes:

> Sometimes, a package requires another package to be installed and
> configured before it can be installed. In this case, you must specify a
> Pre-Depends entry for the package.

"Installed" here means "unpacked," not configured.  There's a pending
Policy bug to clarify that.

> We have exactly this case here. lsb_release needs to be configured
> first.

No.  dkms doesn't need lsb-release to be configured before it can be
unpacked.  That's not this case.

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

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