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Re: Debian is slower than time (was: adrian's 2.4.x packages)

On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 10:48:09PM -0600, Adam Majer wrote:

> I've heard about Debconf long time ago. Way before I even tried to maintain
> anything. But the comment above is rather stupid. It's like saying
> "You don't know about DirectX AND you consider yourself a programmer?"
> AFAIK, packages should comply with Debian Policy and Debconf is just like
> debhelper, a tool.. Using whiptail and a good script one can go without
> debconf quite easily for some questions.

Save only that using whiptail directly in place of debconf shows a lack 
of cluefulness that, in a Debian Developer, would be frightening.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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