[Debconf-devel] Bug#451130: Bug#451130: debconf: Please split out a debconf-shell package to support cdebconf usage [cross-built]

Joey Hess joeyh at debian.org
Tue Nov 13 20:57:10 UTC 2007

Neil Williams wrote:
> maybe retitle this one...


> > I don't see splitting a package out of debconf to deal with these issues
> > as a very good way forward. #328498 tracks the transition to cdebconf,
> > and we're really quite close, only a few inompatabilities and bugs need
> > to be fixed before a version of cdebconf could be uploaded that
> > conflicts with debconf and works without DEBCONF_USE_CDEBCONF being set.
> So does that remap /usr/share/debconf/confmodule
> to /usr/share/cdebconf/confmodule or use a symlink ?

DEBCONF_USE_CDEBCONF doesn't, the two files are close enough that
cdebconf can use debconf's. A cdebconf that conflicted with debconf
would ship its own version of the confmodule.

see shy jo
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