[Reportbug-maint] Bug#704040: reportbug: dpkg: error: --compare-versions takes three arguments: <version> <relation> <version>

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Wed May 22 23:46:51 UTC 2013

found 704040 6.4.4

On 2013-03-27 09:48:16 +0100, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> root at evolvis:~ # reportbug procps
> Running 'reportbug' as root is probably insecure! Continue [y|N|q|?]? y
> *** Welcome to reportbug.  Use ? for help at prompts. ***
> Note: bug reports are publicly archived (including the email address of the submitter).
> Detected character set: UTF-8
> Please change your locale if this is incorrect.
> Using 'Thorsten Glaser <tg at mirbsd.de>' as your from address.
> Getting status for procps...
> Checking for newer versions at madison, incoming.debian.org and http://ftp-master.debian.org/new.html
> dpkg: error: --compare-versions takes three arguments: <version> <relation> <version>
> Type dpkg --help for help about installing and deinstalling packages [*];
> Use `dselect' or `aptitude' for user-friendly package management;
> Type dpkg -Dhelp for a list of dpkg debug flag values;
> Type dpkg --force-help for a list of forcing options;
> Type dpkg-deb --help for help about manipulating *.deb files;

I can't reproduce the problem with "reportbug procps", but it
currently occurs with "reportbug linux-image-3.8-2-amd64".

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