Re: Announcing debconf, configuration management for debian
Have you looked at debconf at all? Because..
Scott Barker wrote:
> 1) Separate interactive and non-interactive installation scripts. I suggest
> that the current debian install scripts should contain *only*
> non-interative functionality, such as running ldconfig, update-rc.d, etc.
> *All* interactive functionality should be moved into a separate config
This is what debconf does.
> 2) Add one more level of configuration to debconf: configure new parameters.
> This would help immensely when upgrading clusters of workstations. An
> administrator can be notified of all configuration changes when upgrading a
> package on one workstation, but once the values of those parameters have
> been set on that workstation, other workstations can inherit them during
> their upgrades without prompting.
This is in the spec, although not yet implemented.
see shy jo