Re: Some more debconf queries
Jules Bean <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > In these cases, we are faced with either modifying the conffile
> > directly or using a template. If a template is used, the user must
> > run our own utility after editing the file -- not good.
> Yeah, I'm aware of the meta-problem.
> AFAIK, it doesn't have a neat solution short of requiring all packages
> to use a consistent coherent configuration mechanism which has a
> library interface, and interfacing debconf to that.
That's fine. I don't need that. I just need ANY solution :-)
Let's give a specific example, that of postfix that I mentioned. What
specifically should I have debconf scripts do in that situation?
Parse the conffiles and edit them in place? Use templates? What?
I just need some solid answer here :-)