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Re: Atlas proposal

Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org> writes:
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 22:53:35 +0200, Sylvestre Ledru wrote:

>> How does it sound ? Is it possible ?

> Running dpkg --install from your maintainer scripts is probably not the
> best plan ever.

Normally packages that do this ship a script in /usr/sbin that does the
actual package build and installation.  You'll want to take that approach,
since calling dpkg --install in the middle of an installation run can run
into locking issues and other problems.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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