Re: Using debconf in downloaders/installers
>> On Wed, 2 Apr 2003 20:33:15 -0500,
>> Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> It would be a good idea to make the config script ask any initial
> questions, and only have the postinst be interactive if the
> download fails or something.
Or any question that is predicated on events or conditions
that can only be tested after unpacking the package itself. The ``or
something'' indicates that Joey is aware of the possibilities, but
for myself I find that the clarification was useful.
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