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Re: Advice on debconf - locales settings

Brian Sutherland wrote:
> I have quite a difficult config file problem to debconfify, and would
> like to ask advice.
> The config file can contain a number of lang $locale settings, of which
> the first is the requested translation and the rest are backups.
> How best to keep the ordering. Multiple select questions in series as a
> multiselect doesn't provide ordering?

I'd suggest keeping in mind that debconf is intended to be used to ask
the questions that a user needs to answer to get a package installed and
focus on those questions, not on turning debconf into some kind of
generic config file editor that it was never intended to be used for.

see shy jo

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