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Re: bug #561324: asking questions in postinst

Reinier Haasjes <reinier@haasjes.com> writes:

>> This doesn't help with any of your other dependencies, just the dependency
>> on debconf (or some other DCMS implementation).

> So if I understand correctly a (pre-)depend on host/dig won't help to
> make sure bind/dig is installed during the config script.


> My idea now is the following:
> config-script:
> 1) if host/dig is available use it to download the list.
> 2) if dns-query failed of host/dig is unavailable use static list (will
> be packed)
> 3) ask the user which broker to use
> 4&5) ask username & password

> postinst-script:
> 1) check if user has >1 tunnel
> 2) if user has >1 tunnel ask which one to use, else just use the one.
> 3) create the rest of the config script...

This is roughly what kerberos-configs does, except that it defers the list
to postinst if host isn't available so that it can always do SRV record

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

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