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Re: Policy conformant conffile handling...

Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> wrote:

> Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 11:40:06AM +0100, Frank Küster wrote:
>>> However, and here's the policy-related problem: Of course the admin
>>> might have changed the default paper for one particular binary
>>> manually. What should I do in this case?
>> [...]
>>> - let libpaper's setting overwrite everything: Probably not intended;
>>>   not policy-compliant
>> Is texconfig being called from maintainer scripts?
> In this case, at least indirectly; since I would drop a script into
> /etc/libpaper.d/ that calls "texconfig paper $(paperconf -n -d)"

It would be okay to ask debconf questions here, wouldn't it? Then I'll
let texconfig analyse the settings in all involved config files, and if
they differ, ask the admin to which the libpaper setting should be

Regards, Frank

Dr. Frank Küster
Debian Developer (TeXLive)
VCD Aschaffenburg-Miltenberg, ADFC Miltenberg
B90/Grüne KV Miltenberg

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