Re: redesigning the debian installer
>>>>> "Torsten" == Torsten Landschoff <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Isn't `debconf' supposed to take on some of that all? With off-box
>> config databases, pre-configuration, etc?
Torsten> Forget it :( debconf is for creating the first config files and updating
Torsten> them with upgrades if you did not change anything by hand. Most of the
Torsten> time the debconf interface of a package does not allow what you want so
Torsten> you change the config files. This is what we use cfengine for and this
Torsten> is also what can't be done with debconf.
>> `debconf's answer to `kickstart' again; set up one box, enter stuff
>> for the differing info on the other ones, and set the thing off to
>> install them all??? Will such a thing exist someday?
Torsten> We are working on it.
How do you see `debconf' in relation to `linuxconf' or `webmin'?
What ever happened to `coas'?