Bug#311188: Draft proposal for handling configuration file manipulations in Debian blends
On Donnerstag, 26. Januar 2012, Mike Gabriel wrote:
> To address #311188 the latest approach that has been discussed is
> enrolling the maintainers of all affected packages (and that can be
> many) to add blend-customized debconf values to their packages so that
> a clean preseeding of the package is possible.
yes, filing bug against the "affected" packages, best with patches, that's the
way to go. we know this for years. nobody is doing it, that's the problem.