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Re: file trigger and dpkg aborting due to dependency errors

On Wed, 30 Mar 2011, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > Note also that the trigger activation is a no-op if the qlustar-image-common is
> > not configured which means that you have to regenerate your image in the
> > "configure" of qlustar-image-common as well as in the "triggered" case.
> Is a package allowed to trigger itself? Or is that already considered a
> cycle?

I don't see how a package can trigger itself. If you run dpkg-trigger from
the postinst, the package is not configured yet and the trigger is a
no-op. It's the same for a file trigger which is executed during unpack.

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