[pkg-php-pear] Bug#767460: Bug#767460: php-htmlpurifier: Missing versioned dependency on dpkg

Roland Mas lolando at debian.org
Fri Oct 31 16:39:11 UTC 2014

David Prévot, 2014-10-31 12:24:05 -0400 :


>>   However, according to dpkg's changelog, such relative symlinks have only
>> been supported since 1.17.14.
> It worked before: I just successfully upgraded php-htmlpurifier using
> dpkg 1.17.10. Looking closer at dpkg changelog, the regression seems to
> have been introduced in dpkg 1.17.13:

  Oh.  Sorry then.


> I’d rather reassign this bug to dpkg 1.17.13 and close it with dpkg
> 1.17.14 (php-htmlpurifier is not the only package relying on
> symlink_to_dir. As documented on dpkg-maintscript-helper(1), the
> old-target must be provided, and such target are often relatives, as
> expected by the policy).

  Fair enough.  In this case, feel free to reassign/downgrade.  I worked
around the problem by upgrading dpkg by hand, and I guess it'll fix
itself when dpkg migrates to testing anyway.

Roland Mas

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