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Re: Documentation of debconf on the Debian Policy?

Rogério Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br> writes:
> On Dec 25 2005, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> Policy describes the config script in section 3.10.1.  A reference in
>> the maintainer scripts section would probably be a good idea.

> Ah, then that would explain it... The copy of the policy that I used as
> reference is the one at http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ and it
> doesn't have section 3.10.1.

> It just stops at section 3.9.1 and then it goes to the 4th chapter...

It's now section 3.9.1 in version; an earlier section was removed.

> At least the index doesn't seem to mention debconf anywere... I'm quite
> confused, to be honest---and that was why I pointed Lionel to Joey
> Hess's tutorial on debconf.

The title of the section is "Prompting in maintainer scripts".

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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