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[backup-manager] RFH: Please review Debconf templates

Hello, thanks to my previous mail, I have now a templates
file in a better shape.

Find it attached.

It seems to me that it's near to be DTSG compliant, could you review it
and tell me if I can go on and ask translation teams to update their po

Thanks for your time.


Please CC me as I'm not subscribed to i18n.

                                  Alexis Sukrieh <sukria@sukria.net>

« Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum sonatur. » 
Whatever is said in Latin sounds profound.
Template: backup-manager/backup-repository
Type: string
Default: /var/archives
_Description: Archives location:
 Please enter the name of the directory where backup-manager will
 store the generated archives ?
 The size of archives may be rather important so you should store them
 on a disk with enough available space.

Template: backup-manager/filetype
Type: select
Choices: tar, tar.gz, tar.bz2, zip
Default: tar.gz
_Description: Archives storage format:

Template: backup-manager/dump_symlinks
Type: boolean
Default: false
_Description: Do you want to dereference symlinks?
 The tar, tar.gz and tar.bz2 filetypes may dereference the symlinks in
 generated archives. Doing so is likely to generate huge archives.

Template: backup-manager/blacklist
Type: string
Default: /var/archives
_Description: Directories to skip in archives:
 Please enter a space-separated list of directories which should not be

Template: backup-manager/name-format
Type: select
_Choices: long, short
Default: long
_Description: Archives name format:
 Files generated by backup-manager may use different file naming
 The long format is "host-full-path-to-directory.ext" while the short
 format only uses the last directory name. For instance, /home/me
 would be named me.tar.gz.

Template: backup-manager/time-to-live
Type: string
Default: 5
_Description: Age of kept archives (days):
 Please choose the number of days backup-manager will keep the files
 before purging them. Combining several directories and a large number of
 days for keeping them may lead to huge archives.

Template: backup-manager/directories
Type: string
Default: /etc /home
_Description: Directories to backup:
 Please enter a space-separated list of all the directories you want
 to backup.
 You should rather to enter several subdirectories instead of the
 parent in order to have more pertinent files in your backup repository.
 For instance, "/home/user1 /home/user2 /home/user3" is more appropriate
 than "/home" alone.

Template: backup-manager/burning-enabled
Type: boolean
Default: false
_Description: Do you want to enable automatic burning?
 Backup-manager can burn archives when it is launched.
 Be aware that choosing this option will cause backup-manager to try
 burning daily archives on the selected media, which must be present
 at that time.

Template: backup-manager/burning-media
Type: select
Choices: cdrom, dvd
Default: cdrom
_Description: Burning media:
 Choosing "cdrom" will require the cdrecord program while "dvd" needs

Template: backup-manager/burning-device
Type: string
Default: /dev/cdrom
_Description: Device to use for burning data:

Template: backup-manager/burning-maxsize
Type: string
Default: 650
_Description: Maximum size of your media (Mb):

Template: backup-manager/burning-method
Type: select
Choices: CDRW, CDR
Default: CDRW
_Description: Burning method:
 When burning data, backup-manager will try to burn the whole archives
 repository. If it does not fit in the media, it will try to burn only the
 daily generated archives.
 The CDRW method will first blank the media and then burn the data.
 The CDR method will only burn the data, assuming that the media is empty.

Template: backup-manager/want_to_upload
Type: boolean
Default: false
_Description: Do you want to enable the backup-manager's uploading system ?
 If you want, you can choose a remote host where archives will be
 uploaded daily (either by ftp or scp).

Template: backup-manager/transfert_mode
Type: select
Choices: scp, ftp
Default: scp
_Description: Which transfer mode do you want to use?
 You can choose the way files will be uploaded.
 If you choose the ftp mode, you'll be prompted for a password, whereas scp
 will use key authentification (see man ssh-keygen for details on scp

Template: backup-manager/upload-hosts
Type: string
_Description: Where to upload the archives?
 Enter here a list of host where backup-manager will upload daily the
 generated archives.
 Note that you can specify either FQDN or IP addresses.

Template: backup-manager/upload-user-scp
Type: string
Default: bman
_Description: Enter the scp user's login:
 To enable scp transfer, you have to set up a user which exists on both
 remote and local hosts. This is needed for key authentification.
 Note that this user must have a ssh key on the local host and the remote
 hosts must have the user's public key listed in its authorized_keys file
 (see man ssh-keygen for details).

Template: backup-manager/upload-user-scp-warning
Type: note
_Description: User does not exists!
 You have scpecified a user that does not exist on your system. Note that
 the user you choose for scp transfer has to exist on both local and
 remote hosts.
 I won't ask for a user anymore, run dpkg-reconfigure backup-manager when
 you have a valid user for scp transfer.

Template: backup-manager/upload-user-ftp
Type: string
_Description: Enter the FTP user's login:
 Enter the FTP user to use for uploading files to remote hosts.

Template: backup-manager/upload-key
Type: string
_Description: Enter the private key file to use for ssh authentification:
 Despite of the ftp transfer mode, ssh doesn't require a password. The
 authentification is based on the ssh key.
 You can specify a ssh private key to use for the scp transfer.
 Don't forget to add the user's public key to the remote host's
 authorized_keys file (see ssh-keygen (1) for details about ssh key

Template: backup-manager/upload-passwd
Type: password
_Description: Enter the FTP user's password:
 Enter the password of the FTP user to use for uploading files to remote

Template: backup-manager/upload-dir
Type: string
Default: /backup/upload
_Description: Enter the remote host's repository:
 You can choose where files will be stored on the remote host.

Template: backup-manager/cron_frequency
Type: select
__Choices: hourly, daily, weekly, monthly
Default: daily
_Description: Cron frequency: 
 Please choose the cron frequency.
 You can choose wether backup-manager should be run hourly, daily, 
 weekly or monthly.

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