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Bug#442134: Inconsistency/typo: half-configured vs. failed-config

On Thu, 2007-09-13 at 14:59:11 +0200, Magnus Holmgren wrote:
> Package: debian-policy
> The description of Pre-Depends in section 7.2 says that half-configured 
> packages can satisfy pre-dependencies. However, chapter 6 does not mention 
> that package state. Instead, it talks about "Failed-Config" (and "Failed 
> Config"). Reading dpkg(1) suggests that half-configured is correct and 
> failed-config wrong, but I can't tell for sure whether the both are really 
> the same.

Those two are synonyms. dpkg and dselect use halfconfigured internally
and Failed-config when talking to the user.


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