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Re: (forw) Debconf abuse by several packages

On Wednesday 21 Jan 2004 11:15, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Henning Makholm (henning@makholm.net):
> > As far as I read the table it's not even a question but an "useless
> > note". And lo: when I do dpkg-reconfigure ssh, the only thing that
> > happens with priority "high" is the *note* ssh/privsep_tell:
> Yes, this is the one which shows up.
> > This looks like a clear candidate for README.Debian rather than a
> > debconf note.
> Or a debconf note, but at lower priority. Remember that debconf notes
> have a big advantage : a good working framework exists for translating
> them and show them translated to users. README.Debian do not (though
> one may use README.xx.Debian files).

... or sending an email to root (which would've been aliased to the sysadmin). 
IMO, this is definitely a much better option, for changes that can't be 
listed in the Debian changelog (upstream changes, etc).

Amit Shah

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