Joey Hess wrote: > dpkg in experimental supports triggers now, and in many cases trigger > support can be added to packages without creating a hard dependency on > a new version of dpkg. > > Things I want to see use triggers, in approximate priority order: [..] > - update-icon-caches > - update-desktop-database > These are not very slow, nor used by a great many packages, > but triggerizing them would allow getting rid of dh_icons and > dh_desktop eventually, which I would appreciate. Sounds interesting. What would have a maintainer to do, to support triggers? As a lot of Gnome/KDE packages use cdbs, would fixing kde.mk/gnome.mk be sufficient? > - install-info > Currnently it has to be told which info file has changed, but > that could easily be removed. Triggerizing this would simplify > some maintainer scripts. (Only ones that don't need to pass > install-info any options.) > - insserv/update-rc.d Looks like a possible candidate too (without knowing much about triggers). Cheers, Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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