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Bug#452331: console-data: Avoid showing "keymaps policy" question during D-I installs

Package: console-data
Version: 2:1.03-1
Severity: wishlist
Tags: d-i

I'm setting severity wishlist, but this issue is fairly important for
Debian Installer.

Before a recent change in the installer, configuration questions would
be suppressed during installation of the base-system. This is now no
longer the case [1].
The only question that now shows up is the "Policy for handling keymaps"
question from console-data. Displaying this question is undesired as D-I
will itself install the correct keymap based on keymap selection earlier
in the installation.

It would be great if this question could somehow be suppressed, but I'm
not sure how best to implement this as the question probably should be
asked suring other new installations (e.g. when using debootstrap
manually to set up a chroot).

Some discussion about this is probably needed. Please CC the debian-boot
mailinglist for that.

[1] We used to use the noninteractive debconf frontend, but have
switched to an interactive frontend to be able to support CD switching
during installs.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-rc3 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages console-data depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.17     Debian configuration management sy

Versions of packages console-data recommends:
ii  console-common             0.7.71        basic infrastructure for text cons
ii  console-tools              1:0.2.3dbs-65 Linux console and font utilities

-- debconf information excluded

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