Bug#176483: checks for "noninteractive" (lower case) in postinst
reassign 176483 exim
At Sun, 2 Feb 2003 04:08:37 +0000,
Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 02, 2003 at 05:50:31AM +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> > At Sat, 1 Feb 2003 17:36:25 +0000,
> > Colin Watson wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 09:23:14AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > > > In man-db, that code's there to tolerate the version of debootstrap in
> > > > woody (before you fixed #154794). The documented name for the frontend
> > > > is all lower case "noninteractive", so that compatibility code will be
> > > > removed from man-db. I don't see why the four packages above should get
> > > > this extra compatibility code for sarge; it will no longer do any good.
> > >
> > > I never got a response to this, so I'm reassigning away from
> > > base-passwd. Please explain why you think base-passwd needs to tolerate
> > > non-lower-case $DEBIAN_FRONTEND for sarge if you disagree; otherwise I'd
> > > prefer to keep the postinst as minimal as possible.
> > Hmm, I already included this change into the glibc 2.3.1-10.
> > frontend=`echo "$DEBIAN_FRONTEND" | tr '[:upper:]' '[:lower:]'`
> > if [ "$frontend" = noninteractive ]; then
> > echo "Non-interactive mode, restarting services"
> > answer=yes
> > else
> > I think removing glibc is ok, aren't you?
> It's not actually wrong, so I don't particularly care whether other
> packages implement the workaround for woody's debootstrap now or not. :)
Oh, that's right :)