Bug#170276: apt: [wish] Way to invoke command(s) after an APT session during which dpkg was called.
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There should be a way to specify that some arbitrary shell command(s) should be
run after an APT session during which dpkg was invoked. This could be used to
update the dlocate database when packages are changed, for example.
Taking this concept a little further, APT could search a directory full of
scripts (/etc/apt/postproc.d/ or some such) and run each one in order, and
packages (such as dlocate) could drop scripts into that directory to be run,
making the process of updating the dlocate database completely automatic and
transparent to the system administrator.
- -- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux cornerstone 2.4.19 #2 Fri Nov 8 07:53:54 PST 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US
Versions of packages apt depends on:
ii libc6 2.3.1-3 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2 1:2.95.4-12 The GNU stdc++ library
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