Bug#501866: Missing dependancy - libpango1.0-common.prerm uses defoma-app in pkg defoma

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Thu Oct 16 09:01:50 UTC 2008

retitle 501866 dependencies not always installed correctly in prerm/upgrade phase
reassign 501866 dpkg
severity 501866 important

Le jeudi 16 octobre 2008 à 10:11 +0200, Sven Joachim a écrit :
> On 2008-10-15 17:20 +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > Frankly, I’m tempted to reassign this to dpkg; Policy §7.2 is very clear
> > on the relationship between prerm scripts and Depends. 
> I think reassigning would be OK.  Maybe also raising the severity to
> important.

OK, doing so.

However we might try to do something to ensure these specific issues
don’t happen during etch->lenny upgrades. Otherwise, we should probably
at least mention this issue in the release notes.

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