On Sat, 2010-07-17 at 17:03 +0000, Philipp Kern wrote: > On 2010-07-17, Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > The postinst for nvidia-kernel-dkms invokes dkms, which invokes > > lsb_release. lsb_release hasn't been configured at this point so its > > module has not been installed for the default Python version. But I > > agree that there is no need for Pre-Depends. > > Quoting `/usr/share/doc/python-support/README.gz': > | What this means is, if you need a namespace package or depend on a > | package that needs it, *and* that you need to use it during the > | postinst phase (e.g. for a daemon), you will have to add the following > | command in the postinst before starting your daemon: > | update-python-modules -p Then this is a bug in python-support. If A depends on B, then A should not need to know whether B depends on C (which may well change over tme). Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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