Re: ntp 4.2.0 in experimental
* Matthias Urlichs (firstname.lastname@example.org) [040215 04:25]:
> No, sorry. We decided to remove debconf entirely because there are
> basically two classes of people using ntp:
> - People who have their own NTP network. They need to do hand-edit
> /etc/ntp.conf to do some customization (subnet broadcast, secret
> keys, ACLs...) anyway.
> - People who don't. Most of them can happily use pool.ntp.org as their NTP
> server, which is the default we're shipping with => no debconf needed.
What's again using debconf with two low-priority questions:
(1) Use debconf to configure this package [yes]
(2) Your default ntp-server [pool.ntp.org]
This way, everyone can have what he wants.
(Or even drop the first question, and use the debconf result only if
the md5sum shows no alteration of the config file.)
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