Re: Bug#582109: debian-policy: document triggers where appropriate
On Wed, 17 Jul 2013, Charles Plessy wrote:
> About the problem of triggers being called with Depends not satisfied, can you
> give more explanations or suggest some text for the warning ? Would it be
> enough to add a notice that the triggered postinst script may be called when
> the package is "Unpacked", which is a state that does not require that the
> packages that are depended on are configured ?
Julien is referring to this bug:
It might be fixed for jessie, at least I hope so, but he seems to doubt
> Also, if you think that triggers will give us problems for the Jessie release,
> may I suggest that you give it a broad audience on debian-devel ? As a
> maintainer of a package that has triggers, I am definitely interested to learn
> if there is something I should give particular attention there.
One of the main things to do is to switch as many packages as possible to
use the interest-noawait directive when possible.
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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