Bug#48646: dpkg-divert is now screwed
On Fri, Oct 29, 1999 at 10:20:16AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 29, 1999 at 11:51:29PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > Since this has always worked before I believe this is a bug in dpkg-divert.
> > If you believe inews is using dpkg-divert incorrectly, please suggest
> > an alternative solution.
> No, it is a bug in dpkg-divert that was introduced with some code that is
> supposed to check write permissions to the divert locations (so it can
> fail and not proceed to change the diversion registry, in the case of ro
> file systems and such). I'll have it fixed for 126.96.36.199 which should be
> uploaded tonight by Wichert.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.