[Freedombox-discuss] How do we handle package upgrades on the Freedombox?

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Wed Apr 16 08:37:36 UTC 2014

Quoting Nick Daly (2014-04-16 01:08:20)
> Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> writes:
>> When Plinth directly edits configuration files, it is an 
>> administrators' tool.
>> Solution is to have Plinth only ever communicate with debconf!
>> ...and convince various package maintainers (e.g. by offering 
>> patches) to implement via debconf the configuration flexibility that 
>> we need.
> Jonas, just to help save you from having to explain this again in the 
> future, could you put together some sort of trivial example that folks 
> could reference, and make it available somewhere?

Good point!

James created a wiki page tracking transition to debconf, and I have now 
referenced from that page a tutorial on packaging with debconf:


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