Bug#271751: diagnosis and severity upgrade for this bug

Steinar H. Gunderson "Steinar H. Gunderson" <sgunderson@bigfoot.com>, 271751@bugs.debian.org
Sat, 25 Sep 2004 12:28:50 +0200

On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 06:07:10AM +0200, Joey Hess wrote:
> No, a package with this in its postinst generally does not bother to
> declare a dependency on scrollkeeper. Since scrollkeeper only updates a
> documentation index or whatever, it's not a dependency anyway for most
> packages that use it.

Isn't it the package's responsibility to make sure scrollkeeper is usable

Looks like we need dpkg hooks or something for this, but that's probably too
far off into the future. :-)

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