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Re: Debconf or not debconf



Marc Haber wrote:
> On Wed, 02 Jul 2003 19:52:10 +1000, Herbert Xu
> <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> wrote:
>>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.
> Just go ahead and pre-seed your debconf database appropriately before
> upgrading.

Funnily, Russel Coker explained something about this while explaining why he
turned away from Micro$oft in the Interview mentioned on debian-planet today...

Excessive usage of debconf notices is a bug which should be avoided/fixed, not
worked around.

Cheers

T.

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