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Re: Little things make the initial install experience painful

On 20-Jun-02, 11:04 (CDT), Joe Drew <hoserhead@woot.net> wrote: 
> This is a general problem, which I am afraid affects even my packages.
> Every single question should have a default unless there is no
> reasonable default and it will break things if it is not set up. As the
> default configuration for debconf to show is high (right?). 

And if every single questions *does* have a reasonable default, you
shouldn't be using debconf at all -- just ship the default config file.


Steve Greenland

    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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