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Re: overhauling modconf

On Wed Jan 05, 2000 at 11:16:52AM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> I really think it would be better *not* to completely gut the modconf
> interface -- it has consistency with dbootstrap, and debconf-tiny is
> still in question (since perl-5.005-base still doesn't exist).

Check out incoming on master.  It is there now.  Perhaps we need to 
encourage somebody to make this hit the mirrors:

    master:andersee% pwd
    master:andersee% ls perl*
    perl-5.005-base_5.005.03-5_i386.deb    perl-5.005-debug_5.005.03-5_i386.deb   perl-5.005-doc_5.005.03-5_all.deb
    perl-5.005-suid_5.005.03-5_i386.deb    perl-5.005-thread_5.005.03-5_i386.deb  perl-5.005_5.005.03-5.diff.gz
    perl-5.005_5.005.03-5.dsc              perl-5.005_5.005.03-5_i386.changes     perl-5.005_5.005.03-5_i386.deb

I am greatly in favor of the debconf-tiny solution. It really is the
Right Thing(tm) to do IMHO.

> We have about 8 days to get modconf into usable shape.  AFAIK, the
> only way this is possible is if someone works on it *now* and we don't
> gut it (we don't have time for the lengthy bugfixing cycle that new
> software has).  Maybe I'm wrong but that's my feeling.

Consider my free time until the freeze now dedicated to boot-floppies.
If you want me to do something, just ask and give me some requirements.


Erik B. Andersen   Web:    http://www.xmission.com/~andersen/ 
                   email:  andersee@debian.org
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