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Re: lintian warning about a perl script

Adam Klein wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 28, 1999 at 04:04:22PM -0500, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> > I don't understand the repeated warning below:
> > 
> > $ lintian ../gri_2.2.0-1_i386.deb
> > W: gri: perl-script-needs-dependency "perl" usr/bin/gri_unpage require "get
>    opts.pl"
> > 
> > The scripts have the line:
> > 
> >    require "getopts.pl";
> > 
> > But this is a standard part of perl.  What do I do to satisfy lintian?
> Ah, but it's not included in the perl-base package, so you'd need to add
> Depends: perl

Thanks Adam, I see now.  

It's a shame that _I_ added that functionality to the the scripts
to spit out a usage message with the -h option and asked the
upstream maintainter to add them in.  I'll take 'em out as this
package doesn't really need to depend on perl.


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