A .deb package I am releasing expects that it can call lsb_release. One customer using Debian 6.0.5 indicated that the lsb_release command (even in the terminal) produces a command not found error. Is this standard or is there something wrong with his Debian build?
There is an
lsb-release package that supplies the
lsb_release command. This is separate from the
lsb-core packages. None of the lsb packages are essential. So if your package needs
lsb_release it should specify that it depends on