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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

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