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Re: Bug#786763: redmine: error messages during update of ruby-rails packages


On Fri, 2015-06-12 at 16:25:01 +0200, Niels Thykier wrote:
> On 2015-06-12 15:36, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> > On Sat, May 30, 2015 at 07:46:02AM +0200, Niels Thykier wrote:
> >> The output from dpkg suggests redmine has an /awaiting/ trigger cycle.
> >> In particular, on itself?  Indeed, redmine has the following triggers:
> >>
> >> """
> >> interest /usr/share/redmine/plugins
> >> interest /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby
> >> """
> >> (From
> >> http://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-ruby-extras/redmine.git/tree/debian/redmine.triggers)
> > 
> > redmine does not install files on either of those locations, so how
> > could it be triggering itself?

> Ok, admittedly look a bit weird.  I am not sure what happened here and
> leave it to the dpkg maintainers.

Most of redmine dependencies ship files under /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby.

Which means when those packages activate the trigger, they get put in
triggers-awaited, which does not satisfy dependencies, and then
redmine cannot be configured or its triggers processed. The depending
packages cannot get out of triggers-awaited until the pending trigger
in redmine is processed. Thus the cycle. Hope this clarifies.


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