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Re: Asking Debconf questions about database data

Scripsit sean finney <seanius@debian.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.

Henning Makholm                        "I have seen men with a *fraction* of
                                 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."

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