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Re: emacs fan help with packaging .el



Le dimanche 04 janvier 2009 à 23:56 +0000, Jonathan Underwood a écrit :
> 2009/1/4 Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas mailhot laposte net>:
> > The way we handle this for fonts and fontconfig is that the fontconfig
> > package runs its magic command on stuff available in special dirs on
> > install, and individual packages run the same magic command on
> > themselves in post if fontconfig is available.
> >
> > It's simpler and more robust than triggers.
> 
> I am sure you're right, but I'd like to understand why it's more
> robust, and more robust against what?
 
triggers are very difficult to maintain and master long term since it's
code from one package that fires when another package is installed with
not warning, making install logs useless to understand problems.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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