[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Bug#735184: Maybe the default behaviour should not be to bail if installation is done inside chroot?

Wolfgang Scheicher w.scheicher at cgv.tugraz.at
Tue Jan 21 11:41:57 UTC 2014

# export DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive
# apt-get --yes install libfglrx
*** The following unsupported devices are present in the machine:
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. 
[AMD/ATI] RS780D [Radeon HD 3300] [1002:9614]
Aborting fglrx installation.
dpkg: error processing archive 
/var/cache/apt/archives/libfglrx_1%3a13.12-3_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1

I see that this is meant to make sure people don't break their glx setup.
But that could also be archived by update-alternatives.

Also, the behaviour could maybe be different if install is happening inside a 

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