Bug#50411: debconf should be upgraded first.
retitle 50411 dpkg-preconfig should do basic dependancy check
Wow. Joey, that is some wierd magic. :)
On Tue, Nov 16, 1999 at 10:21:58PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> reassign 50411 debconf
> retitle 50411 dpkg-preconfig should do basic dependnacy check
> Seth R Arnold wrote:
> > I think apt-get upgrade should make upgrading debconf a high priority,
> > higher than most other packages. I have seen three times, on two different
> > computers, apt-get upgrade fail because a certain package must have
> > pre-depended on a certain version of debconf, without actually specifying
> > the Predepend: debconf (>>x.xx). The error messages are non-intuitive at the
> > least.
> No, apt should not treat debconf specially. Debconf is going to be modified
> to detect packages that try to use newer versions of it than are available,
> and skip preconfiguring them.
> see shy jo
Seth Arnold | http://www.willamette.edu/~sarnold/
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