On Tue, 2012-06-19 at 15:29 +0300, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote: > Hello, > > On 2012-06-19 13:59, Tomas Pospisek wrote: > > This implies that an "apt-get install library" needs to trigger that > > restart. > > Which means that apt-get needs to depend on restart-services. So either > > restart-services and checkrestart should go into the apt package, or apt > > needs > > to depend on/recommend debian-goodies, which would currently pull in > > python, > > perl, curl, dialog and their respective dependencies. > > > > The later may be a technically working solution, but from a conceptual and > > a > > KISS point of view doesn't make sense to me. > > > > Is my conclusion correct so far? > > > > So if we want a "clean" solution, then checkrestart/restart-services would > > need > > to move into apt and get rid of the non-essential dependencies (get > > rewritten in > > shell or C). > > I believe this is a wrong layer for proposed functionality -- apt-get > (libapt) is not the only high-level package manager for Debian. > > If I were you, I'd look into dpkg file triggers instead. Triggers will > by the way automatically solve the problem that you don't restart > a service 5 times if 5 libraries were upgraded. But we still need one trigger per service? I don't think that's a good idea. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings If more than one person is responsible for a bug, no one is at fault.
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