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Re: Debian Configuration Packaging System

Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> writes:
> On lun, 2008-02-25 at 10:23 -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> ucf, from its DESCRIPTION in its man page, seems to handle the case of
>> shipping a configuration file upstream that may also be locally
>> modified, but I don't see where it handles merging in the results of
>> debconf prompting.  Am I just missing something?

> ucf can easily be fed with the debconf-generated file. When told to with
> the proper option, it will even do a three-way merge of the proposed
> (maintainer + debconf) changes to the locally modified file.

Oh!  Okay, that was the piece that I was missing.  That's a better
solution than what I have now.

Thanks, I'll try to find time to look at this in the not-too-distant

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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