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Re: breaking up base-config

On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 05:52:46AM +0000, Joey Hess wrote:
> The annoying thing about the password prompting is that if you do it
> cleanly and prompt for the passwords in the config script, then set them
> in the postinst, there is a window where debconf writes them to disk. So
> base-config does it all in the config script, and makes sure they are
> never written out. Which is ugly. I don't know how you want to handle
> that. Another option would be to prompt for the passwords in the
> postinst.

	db_set the answer to empty, db_subst the crypted password
	in to a new field in the template? That's as safe as 

Crypted: ${crypted}

Perl this: sub inc {my $s=shift; sub {$s++}}

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