Atlas proposal

Ian Jackson ijackson at
Fri Aug 20 11:49:12 UTC 2010

Josselin Mouette writes ("Re: Atlas proposal"):
> Le jeudi 19 août 2010 à 22:53 +0200, Sylvestre Ledru a écrit :
> > * it will start the build (fakeroot debian/rules custom)
> > * at the end, it installs the .deb packages and removes the
> > libatlas3gf-auto
> I think it?s a bit too much to ask from dpkg to be able to do that. And
> think of upgrades!

Indeed.  This won't work at all.  Don't try to do it this way.

> The atlas runtime package only contains 6 files and 6 symlinks. You just
> need to install them in their expected location, and remove them in the
> postrm.

Yes.  Although you should probably do the removal in the prerm.
(General rule: undo in the prerm what you do in the postinst.)


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