Re: Bonsai: Candidate for removal from the archive?
On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 02:45:26AM +0000, Stephen Gran wrote:
> > > Why exactly do you need a pre-depends to use a perl module in postinst?
> > Because:
> > gwolf@lactop:/tmp/bonsai-1.3+cvs20060111/debian$ grep use.*File bonsai.postinst
> > use File::Find;
> > The postinst is a Perl file.
> You need Pre-Depends only when a package must be configured before your
> postinst is run. In the case of a perl module, I would think it only
> needs to be unpacked.
No, you need a Pre-Depends only when a package must be configured before
your *preinst* is run. Packages are always configured in dependency order.
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