Bug#45575: acknowledged by developer (Fixed)
On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 10:57:17AM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > > > % dpkg -i -force-depend /var/tmp/linbot_1.0b9-1.deb
> > > > dpkg: conflicting actions --field and --install
> > > > Nothing better? :-)
> > > That error message is completely correct
> > >
> > > Sure. This does not mean that it is useful.
> > dpkg tells you exactly what you did wrong: you suppled both
> > --install and --field (in the abbreviated -f form) options, which
> > conflict.
> Maybe we could make the error message display the short form in parenthesis
> to make it more obvious?
> Something like:
> badusage(_("conflicting actions --%s (-%s) and --%s (-%s)"),
This has some merit.
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