Re: configuration of base packages
Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Joey Hess <email@example.com> writes:
> > I'm trying to remember when exim got configured in potato installs. Was
> > it even installed as part of the base system back then? Could someone
> > with a test machine do an install and check?
> Yes, it would stop and ask you on postinst, IIRC.
So it was in the base system (what tasksel or dselect selected), but not
in the base.tgz.
So I suppose one workaround for the current problem is to not have
debootstrap download exim. Then it will be selected in base-config, and
installed, and can prompt to its hearts content.
Is this workable?
see shy jo