Re: Problems with using debconf in init script...
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Philippe Troin wrote:
> > This means that the info is stored twice:
> > - in the "config file".
> > - in the debconf database.
> > What should happen if the "config file" is changed outside of debconf
> > and then a change is made with debconf ?
> There was recently a large thread about this entitled "use and abuse of
> debconf". The head message explains one rather simple solution. What you're
> trying to do is pretty firmly in the abuse category.
I've retracted this, and made some changes to the am-utils package,
following your rules explained in:
Subject: use and abuse of debconf
From: Joey Hess <email@example.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2001 23:58:33 -0800
I would like to make things more automatic, and explained a way to
handle this in:
From: Philippe Troin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Problems with using debconf in init script...
Date: 29 Jan 2001 20:15:37 -0800
Message-ID: <[🔎] email@example.com>
I would appreciate if you could comment on this.