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Re: Bug#549737: libgnucrypto-java: FTBFS: rm: cannot remove `debian/libgnucrypto-java/usr/share/info/dir': No such file or directory

On Mon, 26 Oct 2009, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> No, the build was done with version 1.15.4. You need to build-depend on
> install-info, which is no longer provided directly by dpkg.
> dpkg people, wouldn't it make sense to depend on install-info in dpkg,

No, the whole point of using Breaks against info readers was to avoid
adding a Depends on it.

> or better, to make the wrapper fail more noisily? It seems that this
> change is going to silently break lots of builds.

The change happened quite some time ago, I don't think it will break many
builds. Feel free to suggest another wording but I'm not sure that
making it fail (instead of warn) will improve the situation wrt package

Raphaël Hertzog

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