Debian Bug report logs - #504880
Disambiguate "installed" for packages

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Package: debian-policy; Maintainer for debian-policy is Debian Policy List <debian-policy@lists.debian.org>; Source for debian-policy is src:debian-policy.

Reported by: Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>

Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2008 19:15:04 UTC

Owned by: Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org>

Severity: minor

Merged with 403649

Found in versions debian-policy/3.7.2.1, debian-policy/3.8.0.1

Fixed in version debian-policy/3.9.2.0

Done: Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 17:58:05 -0600
From: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
To: 504880@bugs.debian.org
Cc: Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>, debian-dpkg@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: Disambiguate "installed" for packages
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Russ Allbery wrote:

> Does that look okay?

Yes, the version in branch 504880-rra looks good to me (with one
tweak:

 --- a/policy.sgml
 +++ b/policy.sgml
 @@ -4027,5 +4027,5 @@ fi
  		in <prgn>postrm</prgn> purges the <prgn>debconf</prgn>
  		configuration for the package
  		if <package>debconf</package> is installed.
 -	      </foonote>
 +	      </footnote>
  	    </item>

)  I suspect others like it, too, but who knows?  Patch attached.
Seconds or objections welcome.
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