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Re: Declarative packaging (Was: Re: Intended MBF: maintainer scripts not using strict mode)




Paul Wise writes ("Re: Declarative packaging (Was: Re: Intended MBF: maintainer scripts not using strict mode)"):
> IIRC last time we discussed this, the recommendation was to set an
> environment variable that maintainer scripts could check to determine
> if they should do host-specific actions or just generic actions common
> to all hosts. Personally I think that seems like a bit of a hack and
> there needs to be a new state for packages to be in added to dpkg.

How about using triggers-pending for this ?

You'd need to canonical trigger name.

Ian.