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Re: How to put files at a location determined at install-time.

>>>>> On Mon, 31 Dec 2001 02:23:55 +0100
>>>>> "Marc" == Marc L de Bruin <marc@debruin.org> wrote:
Marc> So, to be more precise: debconf asks the user for that location, and
Marc> puts it in the debconf-database at myapp/thelocation. Now, when
Marc> installing mydata.deb, it should read the myapp/thelocation variable
Marc> and install the files from within mydata.deb at that specific location.
Marc> The main question is: is it possible and if so, how to do it?

May be you should use symbolic links? I.e. install yourdata to fixed
directory, /usr/share/yourdata/, probably, and  then create symlinks
from there using debconf.

Alexander Kotelnikov
Saint-Petersburg, Russia

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