Re: debconf question.
On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 08:24:41PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Viral wrote:
> > My problem is that, there will be a variable number of nodes for which
> > information is required. This will be only known at runtime.
> No problem. A single debconf template can instantiate into an unlimited
> number of individual questions. See the REGISTER command. You can also
> use substitution variables to make small alterations to individual
Thanks ! With that and some help from cvs.config, I got it working.
> > I thought of fixing up the max. number of nodes to 16. Now, if I use
> > the backup functionality, how do I allow the user to specify 4 nodes and
> > then continue, instead of pressing <enter> another 12 times ?
> Maybe you should prompt for the number of nodes first, then create that
> many and display them all.
Thats exactly what I did.
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