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Re: Right Way to make a configuration package

Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org> writes:

> Hello
> I assume that my answer is a bit late as you wrote this in october.
> I have written a package, dysyco that do similar things to what you
> want.
> Take a look. I may have misunderstood you.
> // Ola
> On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 03:37:27PM -0400, Mark Roach wrote:
>> I am working on creating a package for UserLinux which will configure
>> several packages with sensible defaults for an authentication server. At
>> the moment, that means samba, slapd, pam and nss, but will also include
>> heimdal later on.
>> My naive question is: is there currently any mechanism for forcing the
>> user to configure package x from within package y, and/or for
>> reconfiguring one package based on reconfiguring another?

Actually that is forbidden by policy. A package may not change another
packages conffiles.

If that can be overlooked for a package which sole purpose is to
overwrite configuration for other packages is a question you have to ask


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