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Re: The state of setup
On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 10:03:35PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>> If it would be helpful, and you don't mind giving me scp access, I can
>> upload HEAD snapshots.
>> Of course, that doesn't help unless there's active development.
>FWIW, I'm working on a patch to allow dependences between postinstall
>scripts. These would perforce have to be separate from package
>dependences, unless we want to constrain the number [to one] and the names
>[to same as package] of the postinstall scripts in a package. What I'm
>thinking is that a postinstall script will have a specially formatted
>comment line (after the '#!' one) that would list the postinstall scripts
>that have to be run before the current one.
Sounds like a good idea to me. It would be nice if there was some way
for setup.ini to state that either a package should be installed or a
post-install script should be run whenever a package is updated, too.
Then the autodep stuff could actually be made to work reliably.