[Piuparts-devel] Bug#603453: piuparts: Thoughts on the "E: Packages need to be removed but remove is disabled." issue

Julien Valroff julien at debian.org
Mon Nov 15 20:53:22 UTC 2010

Le dimanche 14 nov. 2010 à 10:28:50 (+0100), Julien Valroff a écrit :
> However, this assertion is not right when dealing with a single .deb file:
> I get this error when passing the dspam-webfrontend .deb alone to piuparts,
> without any other option.
> log: dspam-webfrontend_3.9.1~rc1+git20101113-1_all.deb.piuparts.log

This is not valid as dspam-webfrontend does depend on (lib)dspam (>=
${source:Version}) which is not in the archive, hence the error is caused by
these missing dependencies. It seems however apt-get should fail more
gracefully, but this is out of topic here.


Julien Valroff <julien at kirya.net>
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