Re: standards for post-installation scripts
- Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 20:36:57 -0800
- From: Dan Hitt <dan.hitt@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: standards for post-installation scripts
On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 7:12 PM, Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 06:22:37PM -0800, Dan Hitt wrote:
>> Does debian have guidelines or rules for post-installation scripts?
>> I had trouble installing a package, and i would sort of like to file a
>> bug describing the behavior. But i'd only want to do this if there
>> were rules, and these rules were definite enough to make it very clear
>> something in the package was in error and not just lousy setup on my
> I have occassionally introduced bugs in my maintainer scripts, so it
> would not be crazy to think you might have found a maintainer script
> bug. Here are a couple of references that might help you decide if what
> you are seeing is a bug:
The debian-policy document is very interesting, and is definitive on
at least part of what i was searching for.
Anyhow, i'm holding off on further action until i know a little more,
and am a little more sure.
Thanks for your help!!