Re: Abusing FAI: standalone auto-installation
* Marc SCHAEFER <email@example.com> wrote:
| I objected that I didn't see the use of debconf, and that I would prefer
| defaults to be taken from debconf in this case instead of setting to an
| empty string. I was replied that debconf is no registry, and that I
| can't expect anything when prefilling debconf.
I see no reason why a package which is freshly installed (that is, has
_no_ config files on the system) should clear the answers beforehand.
So, if you prefill debconf, it should just work.
The action sequence is something like:
- read in old values, if the config file exists. put those into
- ask questions using debconf
- write config file.
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are : :' :
To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to firstname.lastname@example.org
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact email@example.com