Bug#48606: dpkg: Section line in available/status is inconsistent with package
On Thu, Oct 28, 1999 at 11:47:05PM +0100, Lee Maguire wrote:
> Package: dpkg
> Version: 18.104.22.168
> Severity: normal
> I have installed gpg-idea_2.1.1_i386.deb and gpg-rsa_2.1.1_i386.deb.
> The presence of these packages should have been detected by my patched
> (Bug#38439) version of vrms - they were not.
> Investigating, I find that both /var/lib/dpkg/status and
> /var/lib/dpkg/available use "Section: utils" for both packages.
> The control files in the packages have "Section: non-us/non-free",
> why do dpkg's files not reflect this?
This is a bug that will be fixed in the next upload (already found it and
fixed it about a week ago :)