Re: My recent bug's and continuing effort to debconf-ize Debian
Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> > Are you also reporting bugs against packages whose priority is higher
> > than that of debconf? Is the plan eventually to raise debconf's priority
> > to 'standard' or higher?
> currently, any package which uses debconf depends on it. Since most packages
> need it in their postinst, this is perfectly reasonable. Once debconf gains
> majority usage, I suspect joey will have it moved up.
Debconf is already in standard. Three packages of > standard priority
use debconf (console-tools, console-data, setserial). All are priority
All three of them are set up so they will work without debconf, and only
suggest or recommend it.
We could continue this trend, though I suspect writing a package to work
that way is rather annoying.
see shy jo
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