Re: Problems with debconf in postinst
On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 12:03:03PM +0100, Jan Hauke Rahm wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:
> > FWIW, you're likely to get better feedback if you help make it easier for
> > people to see the problem you're having. What is the debconf error that you
> > get? What is the postinst code that's failing? (I've downloaded your
> > diff.gz at this point, but I don't see any obvious errors in it...)
> Well, of course I will :)
> Debconf fails with something like "error 10 - no question found" (I had
> a german error message, so I don't know exactly what's the english error
> The code is quite simple like "db_get avelsieve/runconfig", templates
> are created and there's a config file (with db_set, db_input ...), too.
> The script seems to work (./postinst) but it doesn't when I try to
> install the package.
> It's a bit strange, I guess :) ask me more to find the problem or just
> have another look at it... In german I would say something like: I don't
> see the forest because of all the trees *gg
Could it be the fact that you don't have dh_installdebconf in your
debian/rules, possibly preventing the config and templates files from being
included in the package?
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Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.