Re: Asking Debconf questions about database data
Scripsit sean finney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> i think it's kind of pointless to ask such a question at install time.
> because Debian Is Not A Registry(tm)
And supposedly debconf isn't one either :-)
> you have no guarantee that the debconf responses won't be nuked off
> before the package is removed anyway.
It is at least conceivable for the postinst to actively store the
reply in an appropriate file in /etc which the postrm later reads.
Not that I think this would make much sense UI-wise anyhow.
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your trauma pray to their deity for death's
release. And when death doesn't arrive immediately,
they reject their deity and begin to beg to another."