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Re: Smarter handling of generated configuration files

On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 12:43:59AM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> [1] Using a common template should make it easier to maintain a clear, correct
>     and well-translated template for this question.  Currently, debconf shared
>     templates must be included in every package that uses them, so this
>     attempt is thwarted.  But I hope that debconf could be modified to use
>     these common templates in addition to those provided by the package being
>     configured.

'We' can add this to "dh_installdebconf" and dh_installdebconf can
'change' the template file (with all translations) like the postrm.
This should work without any changes in debconf.

Michael Bramer  -  a Debian Linux Developer http://www.debian.org
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