Re: include in mentors faq? Re: DFSG compliant packages (Solution)
Justin Pryzby <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> >> Another one, it depends on some tools, like rpm2cpio to updated
>> >> properly. Should those tools be included as a dependecies on the control
> The `Depends' field should also be used if the `postinst',
> `prerm' or `postrm' scripts require the package to be present in
> order to run. Note, however, that the `postrm' cannot rely on
> any non-essential packages to be present during the `purge'
> Upgrading is typically in the postinst. Or did I misunderstand?
I'm pretty sure that he's talking about updating the .orig.tar.gz tarball,
and the script that was upthread called rpm2cpio as part of that.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>