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Re: Package's configure script

On Sun, Dec 25, 2005 at 05:37:11PM -0200, Rogério Brito wrote:
> On Dec 25 2005, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:

>> I can't find any mention of the configure script of packages in
>> section 6 of the policy.

> But you question below left me with an impression that it could be
> related to the config script of the package that is made to use
> debconf stuff in a package. Is this right?

Yes, precisely.

>> Can somebody please point me to a reference of how and when it is
>> run (what arguments, etc)?

> Well, if you indeed wanted to ask about the config script that is run
> before the package in unpacked upon installation, then some references
> that I used are the following:

> * http://www.kitenet.net/~joey/debconf-debconf/tutorial-doc.html

Ah yeah, this seems to contain the information. Thanks a lot. Is there
a good reason it is not in the policy? If not, I'll file a bug to get
it there.


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