Bug#441176: Itemized list in description header field confuses aptitude

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 09:38:25 UTC 2007

Package: multipath-tools-boot
Version: 0.4.8-4
Severity: minor

Aptitude seems to wrap an itemized list.  I think this is because you
need an (extra) space before the asterisk in the original
debian/control file.

    $ aptitude show multipath-tools-boot
    Package: multipath-tools-boot
    New: yes
    State: not installed
    Version: 0.4.8-4
    Priority: extra
    Section: admin
    Maintainer: Debian LVM Team <pkg-lvm-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org>
    Uncompressed Size: 65.5k
    Depends: initramfs-tools, multipath-tools (>= 0.4.8-4)
    Description: Support booting from multipath devices
     This package contains the necessary support for booting from a multipath device:
     * copy over multipath.conf and persistent bindings if necessary * load the necessary kernel modules * detect multipath block devices

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