Re: debconf question
>>>>> " " == Klaus Reimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > performed. How to do this with debconf? Checking for
>> httpd.conf > in the config script (where the questions are
>> asked) AND in the > postinst script (Where the answers are
>> processed and the > actions are performed)? Just check exactly
>> like the package does now. The config, postinst/rm and
>> preinst/rm scripts are all shell scripts, so you can do an exit
>> 0 if the file is not there.
> That's clear. But can it happen that the config script is
> executed BEFORE apache is installed and postinst is executed
> AFTER apache is installed if I install apache and my package in
> one call to "apt-get install"? In that case postinst needs the
> answer the config script never asked. What's the best solution
> for this case? Check in postinst that httpd.conf is there AND
> the answers are already in the debconf database and otherwise
> do nothing?
I think that can never happen. I think configure and postinst will be
called right after another.
>> PS: You might be intrested in "hooks", so when apache is
>> installed later, then the questions will get asked. (but thats
>> under developement for dpkg)
> Ah, that sounds cool.