Re: config packages [Was: rm -r * and the default prompt]
On May 21, Brian Mays wrote
> Kai Henningsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > One thing that I have missed in this debate so far: a lot of the
> > configurations relevant to this discussion should really be adjustable per
> > user.
> Ideally, yes. I guess so many of us have single-user systems that
> this point tends to get overlooked.
> > With that in mind, wasn't there some dot file generator? Could that thing
> > be made to do this?
> Now you are talking about a program to be executed by each user that
> lists a series of possible configurations for each application and
> allows the user to choose one.
> This truly would be the best way to make Debian newbie-friendly. Now
> all we need is someone to write this thing (or to find and improve
> this dot file generator to which you refer, if it exists).
I've been planning to package it for a while, but never find time for it. I
will package it this weekend though. The dotfile generator I am talking about
is a TCL/TK app, which has a "module" for each app it generates dotfiles for.
It currently has bash, fvwm1, fvwm2, elm, emacs, ipfwadm, rtin and tcsh
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