Re: Triggers status?
On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 19:01:53 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Colin Watson writes ("Triggers status?"):
> > I have a change to man-db that uses triggers to update the manual page
> > database automatically, fixing my second oldest remaining bug. I'd love
> > to upload this. While it doesn't break with a non-triggers-supporting
> > dpkg, I'd rather wait until triggers are merged in case their
> > implementation changes incompatibly, so I'm curious as to how long I
> > might need to wait.
> The implementation of triggers is not going to change incompatibly.
> It's well-tested now in Ubuntu and should just be merged into Debian's
Err, well of course it's highly desirable to not do such kind of
changes without good reason, but I don't think the fact that it has been
deployed in a derivative distro means that we should blindly merge any
such code drops without review and/or possible changes.