Re: Top 5 things that aren't in Debian but should be :-)
On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 08:44:28AM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> Debconf is NOT a general configuration tool. Debconf is a standard
> interface for asking questions during installation that cannot be
> defaulted to a reasonble value.
True, but that doesn't mean that it can't be used as the UI to
configuration tools that aren't run at install time. This is even
mentioned in the debconf tutorial. There are distinct advantages in
having this sort of uniformity within the distribution. Just because no
one else has done it yet doesn't mean that it's not a good idea.
- David Nusinow