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Re: Idea: making it easier to change DEBCONF_PRIORITY

On 2006-05-24, Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> wrote:
> Quoting Jason Spiro (jasonspiro@gmail.com):
>> On 5/21/06, Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> wrote:
>> The two exim-config questions are an issue. They trip up all the
>> newbies I know. Would there be a way to simplify them by adding a "I
>> am a home user and want the best choice chosen for me automatically"
>> option, preferably on a separate menu before the main exim-config
>> menu?
> This should be discussed with exim4 maintainers who are actually
> planning a redesign of the debconf stuff in the package.

I brought the issue of that question's overly high DEBCONF_PRIORITY a
long time ago. I suggested that at critical, local delivery only should
automatically be chosen. If a person who installs at critical wants
something fancier than local delivery, they should install at a lower
priority or run a dpkg-reconfigure later.

The bug was usertagged as pending-maintainer-discussion in January 2006.


Kind regards,
Jason Spiro <jasonspiro4+gmane@gmail.com>

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