Re: how to tell people to dpkg-reconfigure exim4-_CONFIG_?
Don Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Oct 2006, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> Cons: Untranslated message
>> Pros: less annoying by not interrupting installs and upgrades, easy to
> Cons: Can't be easily seen in non-console frontends, dissapears off of
> the screen rapidly, etc.
> Using echo to inform the user of things is really not ideal.
> README.Debian, NEWS.Debian, and low priority debconf notes when
> appropriate are much, much better.
In that case, where the problem is that people do *not* read these
files, and "dpkg-reconfigure exim4" exits silently without doing
anything, it seems to be ideal.
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)