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Bug#242216: xserver-xfree86.config hardcodes different defaults for display selection method on different priorities

On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 02:14:03PM +0400, Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
> > Your patch is incomplete; there is no auto_answer counterpart for the
> > "Simple" and "Medium" monitor selection methods.
> Could you please explain what you mean?


> I've looked at the code of auto_answer, and I fail to find what else is 
> needed to change default displayed answer.
> auto_answer routine seems do put it's fourth argiment to debconf database 
> using db_set. So in current code it puts "Advanced" there, in my patch it 
> will put $DEFAULT there instead. I fail to understand why this is not 
> enough.

Nothing else is needed to change the default displayed answer, but you
need to be able to handle the later consequences.

I am referring to the large case statement at line 990 of

The Simple) and Medium) cases have no auto-answer logic.  Your patch
should not be applied until they do.

[1] svn cat svn://necrotic.deadbeast.net/xfree86/trunk/debian/xserver-xfree86.config.in

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