Re: debconf db_input in postinst / horde2
"Jamin W. Collins" <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb:
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 11:51:01PM +0100, Jeremy Lain? wrote:
>> I can see how it is a Bad Thing to prompt the user for input both in
>> postinst and in config, but the fact still stands that it's the way
>> it's done in horde2, and I'm sure there must be a good reason for it!
>> Any ideas here?
> Ask it during config, store it in debconf until your through using it in
> postinst and then clear it from debconf. It's how I do it in mediamate.
I can't find it right now, but isn't it written somewhere that prompting
in postinst will be a no-no in future policy releases?
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie