Re: Protecting user changes in developer scripts handled files
Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> Unfortunately, I am one of the recalcitrant people holding up
> world domination by debconf by not having gone through the process of
> grokking how debconf works. I am, in my ignorance, slightly unsure if
> I can make this work with debconf ahead of the mass bug filings
> promised for this weekend (there should not be a problem asking these
> questions in the post install phase rather than the preinstall,
No, no problem there. It's even doable, albeit not very well documented
and slightly odd to make a standlone program that uses debconf for all
of its user interaction. Examples of such a program are apt-setup and
tzsetup in base-config. This would probably be something similar.
> I will, of course, accept tested patches debconfizing this
> script (or internationalizing it).
Since I've sadly not even read the script yet, this probably won't be
see shy jo