Re: Potential bug in dpkg when using pre-depends?
On 2016-07-25 20:05 +0300, Dani Galmanovich wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I have encountered a strange behavior when combining apt-get and
> pre-depends rules in the control file. The story is as follows:
> I have a package, lets call it 'main package', with the following rules in
> the control file:
> pre-depends on package 'A' and depends on package 'B'
> I have noticed that dpkg creates temp files of the .config files under /tmp
> folder and tries to execute them ( I assume that this is done for some kind
> of caching?)
To the best of my knowledge dpkg does not do that, rather you seem to
have stumbled over a well known problem in debconf. See bug #223683