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Re: Pre-Depends of #CDD#-common meta packages from cdd-common

Steve Langasek wrote:
> The .config script is executed twice during an apt-based package
> installation: once during pre-configure, and once when the postinst
> runs.
> If you write your .config script carefully, you can make it run
> correctly in the absence of the packages you need, but use them if
> they're present.  This maximizes the number of people who will be able
> to take advantage of pre-config for your package.

I would advise against doing this, it will just make things harder or
break if/when debconf is fixed to not run config scripts twice.

see shy jo

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