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Re: Problems with using debconf in init script...

Mark Brown <broonie@sirena.org.uk> writes:

> On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 04:52:59PM -0800, Philippe Troin wrote:
> > Mark Brown <broonie@sirena.org.uk> writes:
> > > One potential problem would be if the config script was being run on
> > > a different system to that which was being configured.
> > How would you do that though ? Is there a standard way of
> > "preconfiguring" packages on a different host (other than copying the
> > debconf databases and templates) ?
> I don't think there's any backends that do it at the moment but it was
> one of the considerations when debconf was being designed.

Ok. It's wise then to avoid writing to the filesystem in a debconf
config script.

Thanks for the clue.

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