Re: TeX packages
Jan Hauke Rahm wrote:
On Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 01:26:29PM +0100, Jon Dowland wrote:
On Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 11:53:17AM +0300, Andrew O. Shadoura wrote:
Is it possible to run mktexlsr and updmap-sys (and, possibly, other
TeX things) just once when installing or removing packages which need
to run them in postinst/postrm? I've been trying to remove some
not-really-needed latex-cjk-* packages to minimize my old
laptop's system installed size, and the removal process appeared to run
I think these processes could be moved over to dpkg triggers, it just takes
someone to do the work.
I think, whatever can be covered by triggers, already is. tex-common has
trigger support for some time now.
I'm not a maintainer. I don't see the validity of this response (which I responded to).
RE: the request was reduce triggering and the answer suggested only how to add triggering (while not
saying how the tail end would be detected)
The dpkg-triggers goes beyond being a make(1) compatible process in a very few aspects of it -
doesn't it? A make process would guaruntee order while dpkg-triggers leaves "overwritten" requests
that "may be activated later" in no documented order.