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Re: Debconf or not debconf

On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 05:12:22PM +0200, Julien LEMOINE wrote:

> 	I received a bug report on stunnel package from an user [1] 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).

It's a bit rude to break people's systems without warning them about it.

> 	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 ?

What makes you think that a debconf note is inappropriate for this?  It
appears to be quite a common thing to do and seems helpful.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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