Re: Documentation of debconf on the Debian Policy?
Rogério Brito <email@example.com> 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 188.8.131.52; 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>