Re: Use of debconf in cloud-init
On Wed, Dec 07, 2016 at 01:16:49PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Regarding the debconf question, I was also dubious about its relevance. The
> only reason why I kept it is that I wanted to stay as close as possible to the
> Ubuntu package. However, it costs a lot of extra work because it is
> translated, and because there are two sources for the translations (the Debian
> translators, and the Ubuntu pacakge). If you are willing to diverge, then I
> think that it can be removed (keeping of course the silent debconf templates
> for preseeding).
I would remove all traces of debconf. Using debconf to write a verbatim
string into a config file is not worth the hassle.
You're dead, Jim.
-- McCoy, "Amok Time", stardate 3372.7