ddclient debconf settings don't allow namecheap protocol

Bug #1611564 reported by Jonathan Kamens on 2016-08-10
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ddclient (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

"namecheap" is a valid protocol to specify in the ddclient configuration file, but the debconf templates for the ddclient package don't allow it to be selected.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: ddclient 3.8.2-2ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-34.53-generic 4.4.15
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-34-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Tue Aug 9 20:16:07 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-08-09 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: ddclient
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jonathan Kamens (jik) wrote :
Jonathan Kamens (jik) wrote :

I'm not sure, but I think maybe this is fixed in 18.04?

Jonathan Kamens (jik) wrote :

I was wrong, it's still not fixed. debconf allows you to configure the "namecheap" value for the setting, but then when the package is configured and /etc/ddclient.conf is created, it still says "dyndns2" for the protocol, i.e., the setting isn't being propagated properly into /etc/ddclient.conf.

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