Re: Debconf question
On Mon, Mar 27, 2000 at 03:00:43PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> Michael Vogt wrote:
> > Ok, stupid me. I had a line likes this in my debian/config:
> > "db_input medium shared/ldapns/ldap-server || true"
> > So, the question is allways asked.
> I don't see why the question would always be asked. Debconf defaults to
> only asking questions if the user has not seen them before. I think the
> above should work just fine.
Human error (strikes again). You are right, of course. I set my debconf
to "Show all old questions again and again" :-) (stupid me).
> > This works, debconf asks for the ldap-server, if libpam-ldap is the first
> > package that sets this value and if shared/ldapns/ldap-server is allready
> > owned by another package, debconf is quiet.
> That's incorrect, multiple packages can own a value, and multiple owners
> may be set by debconf before *any* of the packages is configured.
Yup. Very incorrect and very complicated. I removed this crap and it works
like a charm. Debconf is realy nice :)
> see shy jo
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