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Re: Question about Debconf

Brian Bassett wrote:
> I've got a quick question about debconf.  I've got a package that changes
> its prompting depending on what version was previously installed.  With a
> postinst, it's a trivial matter of looking at $2, but I don't know how to
> handle that with debconf's config script.

The configure script currently gets the version of the package that will be
installed passed as it's second argument. I agree getting the version of the
package that was installed before is more useful.

AJ, I seem to remember you were using the version in the config script.
Would me making this change break your stuff?

see shy jo

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