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Re: using perl in preinst script

Rahul Amaram <amaramrahul@users.sourceforge.net> writes:

> The package depends on python anyways. My only query is as I am using
> python in postinst script, is it sufficient to mention it as part of
> Depends or should it still be mentioned in Pre-Depends?

Depends is sufficient for postinst configure in the absence of circular
dependencies.  Other postinst actions have different restrictions and
expectations about what dependencies are satisfied.

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

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