[clug] Debian meta-packages?
daniel at rimspace.net
Tue Nov 2 20:01:08 MDT 2010
Alex Satrapa <grail at goldweb.com.au> writes:
> On 03/11/2010, at 12:42 , Daniel Pittman wrote:
>> No, there is not. Debian policy is that packages MUST NOT modify
>> configuration belonging to other packages under /etc, which means that
>> their tools don't really support this well at all…
> Well, Debian policy nixes my question quite neatly :) Metapackage for the
> dependencies, Puppet for all the plumbing.
Heh. It does work, FWIW, provided you use pre-depends for everything.
It just isn't recommended. :)
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