Re: Idea: making it easier to change DEBCONF_PRIORITY
On Sun, May 28, 2006 at 07:13:31PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Sun, May 28, 2006 at 11:18:32AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > The main problem I have with the current setup is that out of the
> > choices which are currently available, I never know which to pick since
> > none of them seems to ever work correctly for my purposes. This may be
> > because I misunderstand them; however, personally I wouldn't call myself
> > an inexperienced exim user (I've been setting up some fairly complex
> > exim-based setups), so I wonder how someone who is inexperienced would
> > handle things.
> This is one of the reasons why I am the wrong guy to make exim more
> user friendly. I'm just too experienced to think in the twisted ways a
> user would do.
> exim4's README.Debian in unstable and testing has much more verbose
> documentation about the debconf stuff. Did you already look at this
I've just seen that, when preparing the mail I sent in reply to the
However, I don't think that should be allowed to be relevant for the
initial configuration, since you cannot see that until you've done the
initial configuration (unless you do dpkg-reconfigure or similar, but
that's besides the point for now).
> > > Almost nobody gets it right, and the mechanisms behind it are by far
> > > the most complex every-day internet service. Even DNS is simpler.
> > What does that have to do with getting your default setups to do it
> > right?
> Because there is no universal "right" which is "right" in all
Of course, but then you're no longer talking about default setups.
Unless I'm missing something, which is certainly possible.
Fun will now commence
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