On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 11:21:48PM +0100, Klaus Reimer wrote: > Just for interest: What if the upstream version provides scripts to edit > php's and apache's configfiles? Is it allowed to call these script from > postinst? Yes you can do that. see: - update-inetd - update-mime - update-rc.d - install-info - ... see 4.7.4. 'Sharing configuration files' in the debian-policy > And if I forget all that auto-configure-stuff and put the installation > instructions into README.Debian shall I output a "Read that file"-notice via > debconf or is it best to keep the package installation silent? yes you can do that, but use an low priority (medium?). Gruss Grisu -- Michael Bramer - a Debian Linux Developer http://www.debian.org PGP: finger email@example.com -- Linux Sysadmin -- Use Debian Linux Make a software that is foolproof, and only fools will want to use it.
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