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Re: use and abuse of debconf

On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
>      > Debconf is NOT meant to become the Debian Registry (in
> I though about splitting up /etc/debian-mirror.conf into
> /etc/debian-mirror.conf and /etc/debian-mirror.debconf. Anything in
> the first file would overrule anything in the later.
> /etc/debian-mirror.debconf would not be a conffile, which makes
> lintian scream at me.

Well, wouldn't it be much easier to simply use the kind of solution Joey
Hess posted a sample of earlier in this thread? It works for your case, it
uses only one conffile, it follows policy, and it does not overwrite
maintainer choices.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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