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Bug#504880: Disambiguate "installed" for packages

On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 03:24:59PM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> > As Steve pointed out, this is generally going to be a no-op, since if
> > you're cleaning something up in postrm, you probably already depended on
> > it because you're using it in postinst.

> Example where it is not a no-op: doc-base

> In that example, neither Recommends nor Depends is appropriate, true.

This is an obsolete example, doc-base now uses a trigger as it ought to and
the install-docs command is now a no-op (+ a warning message) when called
from a maintainer script. :-)

Do you have an example of using Suggests: in this way that *shouldn't* be
converted to a trigger instead?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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