Re: Debconf or not debconf
* Julien LEMOINE
> I received a bug report on stunnel package from an user  that
> complained about the fact that I didn't warning about the new
> /etc/default/stunnel file introduced in package (thereis a note in
> README.Debian and in changelog).
> Since debconf is not really appreciated for this use, what is the
> best solution ? Inform users with debconf or give them informations only
> in changelog and README.Debian ?
I'd say you stick it in debian/NEWS and leave it at that.
If you're in doubt of whether or to use debconf for anything: don't.
Far too many packages has become far too loquacious of late, and the
(mis)use of debconf seem to be misinterpreted as a carte blanche for
doing so, unfortunately.