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Re: Debconf or not debconf


On Tuesday 01 July 2003 22:51, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Julien LEMOINE <speedblue@debian.org> 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).
> >
> > 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 ?
> Is this just the usual default file for modifying the init-script's
> behaviour, i.e. will the package just continue to work as it did if
> the user does not know about it?
Not exactly, there is a variable ENABLED which is set to 0 at installation. So 
the service will not start while variable is not set to 1.

Best Regards.
Julien LEMOINE / SpeedBlue

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