[Resolvconf-devel] piuparts complaints about resolvconf 1.52
jdthood at gmail.com
Wed May 18 08:46:32 UTC 2011
Looking at http://packages.qa.debian.org/r/resolvconf.html today
I see that resolvconf fails piuparts testing. The log is:
resolvconf (resolvconf maintainers <resolvconf-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org>)
dependency lsb-base is essential-required
dependency initscripts is essential-required
dependency debconf is essential-required
What should we do about this?
The complaint about resolvconf's dependency on initscripts
must be spurious. The dependency is versioned. Resolvconf 1.52
requires initscripts 2.88dsf-13.3 or later.
Resolvconf's dependency on debconf is also versioned, so
perhaps this message is also spurious.
Resolvconf's dependency on lsb-base is not versioned. I know
that it's improper to depend upon an Essential: yes package,
but lsb-base is not Essential: yes.
Lsb-base is, however, Priority: required. But I couldn't find anything
in policy which says it is an error to depend upon a Priority: required
What do you think?
Assuming that some or all of the error messages are spurious,
is there some way of overriding them, as with lintian?
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