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Re: Bug#632322: libudev0: missing copyright file

On 2011-07-11 03:10 +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:

> On Jul 01, Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> wrote:
>> The copyright file is present in the udev package instead, but libudev0
>> does not depend on udev.
> No, actually it is there. The problem is that, after fixing #632321,
> this happens:
> libudev0 is upgraded
> udev preinst is run
>   [/usr/share/doc/udev is deleted by preinst to fix #632321]

You should do the symlink conversion in the postinst instead when the
directory is supposed to be empty.

> udev is unpacked
>   [/usr/share/doc/udev is created again as a symlink to libudev0]
> old files of udev are deleted
>   [/usr/share/doc/udev/changelog.gz etc are deleted, but thanks to the
>    symlink these are actually libudev0's files and the only copy]

The real problem is that udev _also_ ships
/usr/share/doc/libudev0/copyright and has an unversioned Replaces on
libudev0.  That's why "dpkg -L libudev0" does not list the file.


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