Re: dkms needs a pre-depends entry (Policy 3.5)
On 07/20/2010 10:04 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Bernd Zeimetz <email@example.com> 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.
Thanks for the clarification, I fall about that one once a year.
>> We have exactly this case here. lsb_release needs to be configured
> No. dkms doesn't need lsb-release to be configured before it can be
> unpacked. That's not this case.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
GPG Fingerprints: 06C8 C9A2 EAAD E37E 5B2C BE93 067A AD04 C93B FF79
ECA1 E3F2 8E11 2432 D485 DD95 EB36 171A 6FF9 435F