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Re: Bug#899299: libu2f-udev: Post-inst script should make udev reload rules




Nicolas Braud-Santoni writes ("Re: Bug#899299: libu2f-udev: Post-inst script should make udev reload rules"):
> On Sun, Jun 03, 2018 at 06:20:03PM +0100, James Cowgill wrote:
> > Running a command from another package in postinst only requires a
> > normal Depends - not a Pre-Depends.
> 
> OK.  I had assumed calling udevadm before udev was configured was wrong,
> thanks for the clarification.

Some packages support certain operations even before they are
configured, but probably not this one, although I haven't checked.

But: if you declare a Depends on udev, then udev *will* be configured
before your postinst is run.  That is what James is referring to
above.

Ian.