Bug#245337: Processed: Re: Bug#245337 acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#245337: locales package does not seem to obay Debconf configuration)
On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 07:44:53PM -0500, Jerry Haltom wrote:
> That's why in my message I described doing a diff
> between /etc/locale.gen and /etc/locale.gen.orig or similar to determine
> what was changed in /etc/locale.gen. Am I missing something?
an in the message sent to email@example.com
> The way it is done currently is BUGGY, in my opinion. Local
> configuration should be obeyed and preserved, but I also feel Debconf
> configuration should be obeyed and preserved... if it's not, what's the
> point of Debconf? It's not just a GUI.
This is the so called "Debconf is not a registry" issue. It is
discussed again on debian-devel, please give your opinions in
Debian glibc maintainers follow what Debian developers currently
consider as the best practices, so you should make your point there.