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Re: The trigger in your Debian packages

Hi Raphael, Hi DHG,

Am Freitag, den 03.06.2011, 10:24 +0200 schrieb Raphael Hertzog:
> I need your help to identify the set of package which would have to
> use the new directives, if I decide to introduce this incompatible change.
> My recent mail to -devel[1] only suggested "ghc6" so I'm asking all the
> maintainers directly this time.
> [1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2011/05/msg01180.html
> Please reply for the packages that you maintain to the question that
> concerns you:
> 1/ If your package uses the "interest" directive in the triggers files,
> is it important that the "triggering" packages that activate your triggers
> be considered as not configured (and thus not satisfying dependencies)
> until the trigger has been processed?

Joey suggests that ghc is affected if packages start to compile stuff in
the postinst. But at the moment, this is not the case. Hence I’d say
“no” until someone complains about something not working that would


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