Use of debconf in cloud-init
Currently our cloud-init package carries one debconf question to select
data sources. This may be handy for people who install cloud-init by
hand (are there any)? However most image generators override this
settings themselfs anyway to a more appropriate value.
It provides some maintainance overhead:
- the list needs to be modified for new data sources, which usually does
- it carries translations, which needs to be updated as well and
- unsupported entries are silently discarded.
Does anyone know a use for this? Or could we just drop it and expect
users who really want to install it by hand to configure cloud-init to
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