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Re: ntp 4.2.0 in experimental

* Hamish Moffatt (hamish@debian.org) [040215 13:40]:
> On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 10:30:18AM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > 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.

> But why bother? If pool.ntp.org is good enough for most users, the
> others are still allowed to fire up their text editor and edit the
> configuration. Or is that a lost art?

That's a lost art. Especially if you're installing a large number of
systems, and want to get reasonable defaults by pre-loading the
debconf database. Enough people have posted setups where this would be
a good thing.

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