[Debconf-devel] Bug#631769: Bug#631769: New Kde frontend based on debconf-kde-helper

Colin Watson cjwatson at debian.org
Wed Jul 25 09:46:45 BST 2018

On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 10:23:49AM +0800, Matthias Klumpp wrote:
> 2018-07-25 5:51 GMT+08:00 Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
> <perezmeyer at gmail.com>:
> > On Thu, 19 Jul 2018 at 14:04, Colin Watson <cjwatson at debian.org> wrote:
> >> Simple enough: once you've installed the new version, "dpkg-reconfigure
> >> debconf" and select the "Kde" frontend.  You can then install/remove
> >> packages that do debconf interaction, using apt or aptitude or a
> >> graphical frontend or whatever, and see if you get reasonable prompts.
> >
> > Works like a charm. I will keep testing it, but I think we can
> > deprecate the Qt4 version right now.
> This is really cool, thank you a lot for working on it! The KDE
> frontend will also be much easier to maintain with debconf-kde-helper,
> porting it to Qt 6 when it arrives should be very easy.
> This change may also help with a current effort to improve the way
> debconf is handled when packages are installed via PackageKit (by
> potentially making it possible to get rid of KDE special-casing).

Great, thanks a lot to you both.  I've uploaded debconf 1.5.69 now to
remove the old Qt frontend.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at debian.org]

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