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Re: Bug#504880: Disambiguate "installed" for packages

On Mon, 26 Jul 2010, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Here is an updated version of the proposed patch, reflecting additional
> feedback.  I think we should hopefully be close to a final wording now.

I have reviewed the patch and did not found any problem.


>  	<p>
>  	  The <prgn>DEBIAN</prgn> directory will not appear in the
>  	  file system archive of the package, and so won't be installed
> -	  by <prgn>dpkg</prgn> when the package is installed.
> +	  by <prgn>dpkg</prgn> when the package is unpacked.
>  	</p>

Technically, it's unpacked: not in /DEBIAN but in /var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/
and then moved to /var/lib/dpkg/info/package.* at the end of the unpack
phase but it's probably not worth pointing out in policy (or only as a

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