Re: freeze exception for pdnsd 1.2.6-par-9
* Pierre Habouzit [Wed, 13 Aug 2008 10:43:38 +0200]:
> On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 09:55:22PM +0000, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > * Pierre Habouzit [Tue, 12 Aug 2008 17:14:08 +0200]:
> > > + * Change the debconf template default to Manual to allow smooth migrations
> > > + from stable (Closes: #494652).
> > Hm; I'm not particularly knowledgeable in debconf, but is not the bug
> > that changing the default overwrites the existing configuration, rather
> > than the default having changed?
> FWIW I don't trust debconf for this, and takes what the user set in
> /etc/default/pdnsd, even if debconf thinks otherwise. So whatever change
> this has on the debconf registry content, I don't care, pdnsd should
> behave fine.
> For new installs though, it'll do what intended.
> > (I ask because if the above remains true, you'll never be able to change
> > the default, which is bad. OTOH it could very well be that the "full
> > fix" is too complex for this stage of the freeze, so I'll happily take
> > that as an answer. :-)
> I believe the fix is the proper one knowing what I just said about
> pdnsd.config ;)
(Though if the value is always read from /etc/default, I don't
understand how changing the debconf value has anything to do with it.)
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