Re: Bug#130348: debconf-doc: does the "noninteractive" frontend break the system?
On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 01:02:51AM -0600, Scott M. Dier wrote:
> Oohara Yuuma wrote:
> > WARNING: If you use the "noninteractive" frontend or if you set the
> > debconf priority value to "critical", you may get an unreasonable or
> > even dangerous configuration. It is NOT a bug of any package. It is
> > YOUR fault.
> However, something should be said about a default configuration under
> noninteractive/critical shall not introduce security problems onto a
> system. (and should be enforced with bugreports to developers who think
> thats ok.)
Packages should provide sane, working defaults whenever possible. When
sane, working defaults are not possible, sane, failsafe defaults should be
provided. Packages should provide sane defaults, period.