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Re: Common set of debconf templates (was: Re: RFC: best practice creating database)

On Fri, 8 Oct 2004 06:59:50 +0200
Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> wrote:

> > if you think that it would be too complicated/flaky, i'd add a debconf
> > note (of _low_ priority!) and put something in README.Debian.
> While we are at it :
> Could *please* maintainers of packages interacting with RDBMS
> establish a set of *common* debconf templates for prompting users ?
> While translating the debconf templates for packages, we have found
> dozens of similar questions such as:
> -Database host (wrong English....this should probably be "Database
> *server*" or something similar)
> -Database user
> -Password for this user
> -Database administrator username
> -Database administrator password
> -Database name
> -Should the database be purge on package purge?

This last question should be asked at purge time and _not_ at installation


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