Bug#500740: Some variables don't default correctly
On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 12:47:47PM +0200, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> > I posted a link to patches I posted on the list half a year ago. A quick
> > glance shows that the problems still stand today.
> > To reproduce you need to avoid using the default configuration. That is:
> > assume that a variable is not set at all. Rather, set by
> > /usr/share/live-helper/functions/defaults.sh .
> I'm very well aware that *if* the variable is empty, then there's that
> problem. however, and that is the point - how do you create a situation
> where it is empty (without manual override)?
In my case:
I maintain the configuration directory under version control. The old
values that lh_config once generated make little sense to me. Many of
them have changed over time anyway.
Or is lh_config the only supported interface? and manual tweaks are not