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Bug#562945: Bug#582755: Bug#562945: fails to install

Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> writes:

> Ah, thanks. You didnt quote the following sentence though:

> "However, this situation should be avoided if at all possible, since it
> prevents automated or unattended installs. In most cases, users will
> consider this to be a bug in the package."

> which is exactly my point. 

> I think policy is unclear here: this part of policy was added per
> #224509, while there is #506898 (which is unfortuantly merged with
> 224509, as I read it should conflict with #506898), which says that this
> part of policy contradicts with §3.9.1 intruduced via #206684, which
> makes use of debconf mandatory.

I don't see what's unclear or why you think these bugs should not be
merged.  Could you add more explanation?

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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