[pkg-wine-party] Bug#555645: Bug#555645: wine-utils: function_grep.pl is missing from package

Martin Wilck mwilck at arcor.de
Sat Nov 21 19:19:04 UTC 2009

Ove Kaaven wrote:

>> winedump is unable to find function_grep.pl which is needed to
>> extract function prototypes from DLLs:
> Oh, someone actually needs that script?

Well, I did - not sure if I will need it ever again. But "winedump spec
-c" doesn't work without it.

> I don't feel comfortable just installing it into /usr/bin, though, that
> might cause a couple of Debian policy violations (Policy 10.4 says
> scripts in /usr/bin cannot have an extension like .pl, and the FHS also
> suggest that binaries not intended to be executed directly by the user
> should be in /usr/lib or something, not /usr/bin). I wonder if I should
> stuff it into /usr/share/wine and patch winedump to look for it there...

Sounds reasonable.

Anyway, I was able to fetch it from the source package so others can do
so, too. After all it's strictly a developer thing.


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