Re: Bug#531581: Critical problems on hppa and ia64 buildds
retitle 530832 maintainer scripts created by tex-common may not assume tex-common to be present in "postrm remove"
ia64, I assume that you have moved the broken remains of texlive-base
Agustin Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Frank, your package honours current Debian policy about that, but Debian
> Policy is buggy about that.
Thank you very much. You seem to be the first person who's not yelling
but giving arguments.
> See #504880, message #106 from Ian Jackson. You cannot rely on dependencies
> being installed at postrm,
> Imagine package a depends on package b
> # dpkg --unpack a
> # dpkg --purge a
> can be done without "b" present. And you do not need any --force option.
Yes, I see.
We'll have to make an upload of texlive-2007.
Dr. Frank Küster
Debian Developer (TeXLive)
VCD Aschaffenburg-Miltenberg, ADFC Miltenberg
B90/Grüne KV Miltenberg