Re: Finding out in postinst whether some other package is configured
Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Frank Küster <email@example.com> writes:
>> Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Also how would a package inset such a Post-Invoke line into the
>>> conffig? Modifying the conffile would be a policy violation.
>> The package that provides the hook to run provides the config entry; the
>> packages that need to run the hook touch a file in /var/<whatever> or
>> append a line to such a file.
> That means that every such case has to reinvent the wheel.
> Also you still haven't gotten the hook into the Post-Invoke apt
I don't remember how zope does it, but apparently it has found a way.
Probably it just drops a file into apt/conf.d, not caring about other
files specifying a Post-Invoke option (which works because there are
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