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Re: Debconf or not debconf

Mark Brown <broonie@sirena.org.uk> wrote:
>>       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.

Just because lots of people are doing it doesn't mean that it's good

I for one am sick and tired of useless Debconf messages popping up
during installation or being sent to me via email when I'm upgrading
hundreds of machines automatically.
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