[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: use and abuse of debconf

On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, Davide Puricelli wrote:

> > libnss-ldap is a perfect example.  I reported this behaviour[1] in
> > version 123-2 (see Bug#78805).  The maintainer's response has been to
> > upload a version of the package that has reset the question's seen
> > flag to false.  This, of course, does nothing whatsoever to preserve
> > local settings of other values, or changes to debconf-prompted
> > questions.
> I'm making a new version that will ask you a question for all the values you
> can have into /etc/libnss-ldap.conf.

Why not check if the conffile is the "default" config file (first install,
etc.), and don't do the debconf stuff if it is?

Suspicious pointer corrupted virtual machine

Reply to: