Re: policy changes toward Non-Interactive installation
>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Greenland <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Steve> Which reminds me, what sort of security is enabled in
Steve> debconf? Can any user read the values from the database, or
Steve> is it limited to root?
Not sure about this (on my system only root can read /var/lib/debconf),
Steve> An attempt to use db_get as a regular user, but only
Steve> because the current backend tries to write a temporary file
Steve> to var/lib/debconf (I think) (line 229 in ConfigDb.pm,
Steve> potato version).
not sure how well temp files are managed.
I was told though, for the purpose of Heimdal-kdc, to put it in the
postinst directory. This means it doesn't have to get stored in the
database. ie the postinst script does a "db_get" followed by a
Brian May <email@example.com>