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Re: Configuration management and packages

Previously Marco d'Itri wrote:
> What about adding a --dont-configure flag to dpkg until we will have
> all other things needed? That should be trivial.

You can't force dpkg to tell scripts not to prompt.. Doing that is

> IP addresses (IPv4 and/or IPv6)
> email addresses

What's wrong with using strings for that? Everywhere you use them a
string can also be used. Then just have the config-module from the
package validate the IP address. That way you can also enforce
other rules, like correct gateways (ever seen someone using a gateway
in another subnet by misktake? `but, I did enter a gateway! really!')


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