Bug#221215: marked as done (glibc-doc: Missing versioned depend (or conflict) on dpkg)
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- Subject: glibc-doc: Missing versioned depend (or conflict) on dpkg
- From: Lionel Elie Mamane <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 10:58:38 +0100
- Message-id: <20031117095838.GA23725@tofu.mamane.lu>
The post-install of this version of glibc-doc depends on some bugfix
present only in a later version of dpkg, but doesn't say so in its
depends / conflicts fields.
With dpkg 1.9.21, here is the error message one gets:
Setting up glibc-doc (2.3.2.ds1-10) ...
/var/lib/dpkg/info/glibc-doc.postinst: line 19: 23305 Segmentation fault install-info --quiet --section "GNU C library functions" "GNU C library functions" /usr/share/info/libc-dir-add.info
dpkg: error processing glibc-doc (--configure):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 139
Once dpkg 1.10.18 is installed, post-install of glibc-doc goes well.
I didn't test intermediary versions of dpkg.
Please depend on a new-enough version of dpkg or conflict with too-old
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- To: GOTO Masanori <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: Lionel Elie Mamane <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Josep Lladonosa i Capell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Bug#221215: Bug#239061: Segfault when setting up glibc-doc
- From: Aurelien Jarno <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 22 May 2006 10:05:46 +0200
- Message-id: <20060522080546.GA13934@henry.aurel32.net>
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On Thu, Jul 01, 2004 at 09:31:47AM +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> At Wed, 30 Jun 2004 17:47:00 +0200,
> Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> > >>> (3) This problem is occured when your dpkg is old (woody) and you
> > >>> want to install sarge's glibc-doc. I wonder we need to support
> > >>> such situation.
> > >> I think we should. People mixing stable and testing/unstable, or more
> > >> simply doing stage-wise upgrades is relatively common. We should give
> > >> them the hint that dpkg should be upgraded first.
> > > Did you confirm this bug?
> > I encountered it with glibc-doc, upgraded dpkg to fix it and continued
> > my upgrade. So, I didn't see if it hits other packages.
> There're two bug reports separately, so I guess dpkg + glibc-doc made
> breakage in the past.
> > > At least the current upgrade does not induce this problem, I think
> > > we don't need depends or conflicts.
> > If the woody -> sarge transition is OK, then the need for it is
> > greatly reduced.
> I believe so.
> I wonder why dpkg broke glibc-doc installation at that time. If no
> one object, I'll close this bug instead of adding depends/conflicts.
> Please report if you have trouble with another woody->sarge upgrade.
Nobody has objected in almost 2 years, so cllosing the bug now.
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