dpkg hooks (was Re: Upgrade report from "bo" to "hamm")
Rob Browning <email@example.com> writes:
> Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Actually, I would like to see a hooks mechanism for the
> > package management system desgned and implemented. This can take the
> > place of the pre and post inst rm scripts; the currrent behaviour
> > just being the default hooks implemented by dpkg.
> > Thus, bbdbv could just put a reconfig request in the
> > after-package-configured-hook for VM, and that would e that.
> > The shaould also be a post-install-run-hook, and all menu call
> > and emacsen-configure calls could be added to that hook, to be
> > run when the installation is over.
> > This si a relatively simple, but very powerful technique.
> Consider this proposal seconded :>
I think I would probably agree too but I don't understand what you're
proposing. My goal was to basically de-duplicate multiple, time
consuming runs to things that lots of packages do, like update-menus.
Manoj, does your scheme address this?
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