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Re: Bug#385338: wish: dpkg-reconfigure localepurge to select when to run localepurge automatically

On 30-Aug-06, 12:38 (CDT), Paul Seelig <pseelig@debian.org> wrote: 
> CC'ed debian-devel
> On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 04:49:11PM +0100, Jo?o Batista wrote:
> > 
> > I'd like to propose a facility, configurable when running
> > dpkg-reconfigure localepurge , to allow the sysadmin to select when
> > localepurge should be run e.g.: 
> >   - everytime dpkg/apt is run (default)
> >   - manually
> > 
> Sorry, but i won't inlude this. It surely sounds like a good idea and all,
> but all this user friendly configuration facilities are starting to become
> more than a nuisance for me.

And the desired functionality is easily achieved by removing
/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99-localepurge, right? Debconf is an appriate tool
when there is no obvious "correct" answer, but for these 1% options,
editing the config file is no burden.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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