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Bug#212921: cdebconf: Merge in new translations in templates

On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 12:31:21AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > The current behaviour should certainly still be the default, so I
> > added a --merge command-line flag to debconf-loadtemplate.
> I'm unable to come up with any sensible scenario where one want to
> keep the current behaviour.
> If the database contain foo and foo-ll, and then is loaed with
> identical foo and only foo-nl, I see no reason to throw away foo-ll.
> Do you?

The main reason is that I am conservative, and did not want to
have debconf and cdebconf provide different implementations of
debconf-loadtemplate.  But I agree that --merge should be the
default, and a --replace flag could switch to the old behaviour
if needed.


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