Re: Little things make the initial install experience painful
Steve Greenland wrote:
template, you should just ship the default. (Note that the choice is
Or ask if you want this file to be managed by debconf, if not, install a
default config and have a mechanism much like conffiles to update it in
Is there a method to dynamically keep a list of conffiles for a package?
Can this be done?
Who said anything about unattended installs? I'm talking about the poor
newbie doing her first install and having to wade through a bunch of
fine-tuning that she can't, as yet, have an opinion about.
Those users should use a debconf priority setting that keeps them away
from the trivial stuff.
I like debconf. I don't like the amount of trivia some maintainers want
to force the user to deal with, rather than just picking a reasonable
default. It's a copout.
Fix the priority levels then. Force developers to make the changes.
Scott Dier <email@example.com> http://www.ringworld.org/
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