Bug#504880: Disambiguate "installed" for packages
On Fri, Nov 07, 2008 at 07:13:18PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> Package: debian-policy
> Version: 220.127.116.11
> Severity: wishlist
> The policy manual currently uses the word "installed" in a couple of
> different ways when referring to packages.
Sometimes it's also using "present" while it probably also means unpacked. For
some packages may
not be able to rely on their dependencies being present when being
installed or removed
You also didn't change that installed it seems?
There is also:
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'