Re: Debian Configuration Packaging System
Josselin Mouette <email@example.com> 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>