Re: RFS: kstars-data-extra-tycho2 (third try)
Noel David Torres Taño wrote:
> On Lunes 22 Noviembre 2010 11:14:21 Benoît Knecht escribió:
> > (Since your package doesn't depend on any kde4 stuff, you need to make
> > sure /etc/kde4 exists.)
> Yes. I relied implicitly in having at least kstars itself installed. Which is
> the best way to fix it? It can be (to my knowledge) a patch with the directory
> empty, or a command in debian/rules or debian/preinst creating it.
What about skipping the debconf stuff if that directory doesn't exist?
It doesn't really make sense changing the kstars configuration if it's
not even installed, does it?
> > [...]
> > Along the same idea (minimizing user prompting), I think it would be a
> > good idea to read kstarsrc and see if action/get_data is already set; if
> > it is, don't prompt the user. Also, it would be better to just edit that
> > file instead of overwriting it.
> I think I will not be able to do that on a first iteration (I'm not a genial
> programmer). If the package enters without this, I will myself set this as a
> wishlist bug. If you require it, I will work hard for it.
I'm not in a position of requiring anything, these are all just
suggestions (I'm not a DD and I can't upload your package).