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Re: debconf and cdebconf are coinstallable now

Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> writes:

> * Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> [2006-03-02 05:08]:
>> Joey has been campaigning [1] for a while to get everything in the
>> archive changed to depend on debconf | debconf-2.0 or similar rather
>> than just debconf, in order that we can start rolling out cdebconf
>> as its replacement.
> It would be nice if you could tell _why_ you're interested in
> migrating to cdebconf.  What does it have that debconf doesn't, or
> what other advantages does it have?  Is it easier to maintain,
> smaller, ...?

Two reasons I can think of: Its smaller, and it does not depend on perl.


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