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Re: fixing debconf stdin bug

Adam Heath wrote:
> Then policy is wrong.  The method used to communicate with a frontend should
> not be enforced.  Consider an x-based configuration system.  I see no reason
> for the utility programs called by a maintainer script to have to use
> stdin/stdout, when there are much better ways to do it, when running in X.

You don't seem to be familiar with the debconf protocol that policy
talks about. This is not stdio prompting.

see shy jo

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