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