Bug#819845: [Debconf-devel] Bug#819845: mention how to reconfigure the items shown by debconf-show

2016-04-02 Thread 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson
Also you need to say that debconf-show cannot tell the user which are and which aren't.

Bug#819845: [Debconf-devel] Bug#819845: mention how to reconfigure the items shown by debconf-show

2016-04-02 Thread 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson
> "CW" == Colin Watson writes: CW> No, I don't see any need to change the debconf documentation here. CW> dpkg-reconfigure(8) says that it will ask configuration questions, not CW> that it will ask every single thing mentioned in the output of CW> debconf-show(1). So

Bug#819845: [Debconf-devel] Bug#819845: mention how to reconfigure the items shown by debconf-show

2016-04-02 Thread Colin Watson
On Sun, Apr 03, 2016 at 10:09:04AM +0800, 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson wrote: > Also debconf-show should perhaps indicate which items will cause > a subsequent run of dpkg-reconfigure to ask questions, vs. which items > are inaccessible via dpkg-reconfigure. It can't. debconf fundamentally doesn't have this

Bug#819845: [Debconf-devel] Bug#819845: mention how to reconfigure the items shown by debconf-show

2016-04-02 Thread Colin Watson
On Sun, Apr 03, 2016 at 10:06:52AM +0800, 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson wrote: > > "CW" == Colin Watson writes: > CW> It is not necessarily appropriate to be able to reconfigure every item > CW> shown by debconf-show, because some of them may be used for internal > CW> state tracking

Bug#819845: [Debconf-devel] Bug#819845: mention how to reconfigure the items shown by debconf-show

2016-04-02 Thread 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson
Also debconf-show should perhaps indicate which items will cause a subsequent run of dpkg-reconfigure to ask questions, vs. which items are inaccessible via dpkg-reconfigure.

Bug#819845: [Debconf-devel] Bug#819845: mention how to reconfigure the items shown by debconf-show

2016-04-02 Thread 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson
> "CW" == Colin Watson writes: >> User sees >> >> If you just want to see the current configuration of a package, see >> debconf-show(1) instead. ... >> So, kindly on the dpkg-reconfigure man page, mention how to reconfigure >> [all!] the items shown by debconf-show!

Processed: forcibly merging 819845 819844

2016-04-02 Thread Debian Bug Tracking System
Processing commands for cont...@bugs.debian.org: > forcemerge 819845 819844 Bug #819845 [libc6] libc6: support debconf reconfiguration of libraries/restart-without-asking Bug #819844 [libc6] message should mention that it is possible to restart without asking Severity set to 'normal' from

Processed: Re: [Debconf-devel] Bug#819845: mention how to reconfigure the items shown by debconf-show

2016-04-02 Thread Debian Bug Tracking System
Processing commands for cont...@bugs.debian.org: > reassign 819845 libc6 Bug #819845 [debconf] mention how to reconfigure the items shown by debconf-show Bug reassigned from package 'debconf' to 'libc6'. No longer marked as found in versions debconf/1.5.59. Ignoring request to alter fixed

Bug#819844: message should mention that it is possible to restart without asking

2016-04-02 Thread 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson
Package: libc6 Version: 2.23-0experimental1 Severity: wishlist Every upgrade the upgrade stops and the operator must walk over and press return to get it started again. The message shown about restarting services exim4 cron atd should also mention how/that one can also restart without asking.

[glibc] branch glibc-2.22 updated (a385456 -> 898b1e9)

2016-04-02 Thread Samuel Thibault
This is an automated email from the git hooks/post-receive script. sthibault pushed a change to branch glibc-2.22 in repository glibc. from a385456 control: Accept hurd-headers-dev and libihash-dev as alternatives to hurd-dev for bootstrapping. new 898b1e9

[glibc] 01/01: hurd-i386/submitted-auxv.diff: New patch, fixes cvs crash

2016-04-02 Thread Samuel Thibault
This is an automated email from the git hooks/post-receive script. sthibault pushed a commit to branch glibc-2.22 in repository glibc. commit 898b1e9db8e9661fa5890404085618bbf25060fd Author: Samuel Thibault Date: Sat Apr 2 11:03:59 2016 +