Re: ANN: cabal-debian et el
At Sun, 5 Apr 2009 15:46:14 +1000,
Trent W. Buck wrote:
> If I set NAME=silly, then it works.
> I do not set $NAME nor $DEBFULLNAME. I expect that to be gotten from
> the GECOS field in nss (i.e. /etc/passwd).
> AFAIK $EMAIL can be "foo <email@example.com>" instead of just
> "firstname.lastname@example.org", but due to assumptions like the above, I don't
> currently do that.
Yeah, I'm not quite sure what should happen in that case. I think I
have seen code try to pull the name of of /etc/password, and if that
fails, default to the the username...
At the very least I can update the --help text for --maintainer and
the error text so that it tells you what it expects.