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Re: ntp 4.2.0 in experimental

On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 06:58:03PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Feb 16, Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@raw.no> wrote:
>  >* Marco d'Itri 
>  >| On Feb 15, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
>  >|  >Which group would you classify our site in?
>  >| One which needs a site-wide method of pushing config files to hosts.
>  >Or one which just needs a way to push configuration defaults to
>  >hosts.  Or.. we already had that using debconf!
> But debconf is not supposed to be a generic way to push configuration to
> hosts.

	That's odd.  I got a different impression from Joey[1].  After
all, he thinks that Debconf should "store answers in a central database
for large installations" and provide a "way to do noninteractive

	After all, why else does Debconf allow you to pre-seed its
database?  And why else are we encouraging an LDAP backend?


[1] http://www.kitenet.net/~joey/debconf-debconf/motivations.html

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