Agustin Martin wrote: > I suppose this also means that all packages not having special > pre-dependencies are configured at the end. Otherwise if all ispell dicts are > configured and a reasonable default selected, if another dict is configured > before the good option is unpacked, things will fail because postinst cannot > set default ispell dict symlink. Same problem might appear with other shared > questions.
The debconf manual documents how to use config scripts for shared questions to ensure that only one is asked, which happens before any packages are installed. I don't know if dict currently uses this method although IIRC it used to. -- see shy jo
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