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Re: PATCH: Re: dpkg-reconfigure base-config

On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 11:51:53AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Richard Hirst wrote:
> > It doesn't.  I tried an install with 'verbose' on the cmdline, and that writes
> > 
> > VERBOSE='yes'
> > 
> > to /root/dbootstrap_settings, and then I do get asked a stable/unstable
> > question.  So, it seems that no VERBOSE setting results in 'low' questions
> > not being asked.
> Ah, I see. Debconf debaults to medium priority, VERBOSE=yes makes it
> show low too, while VERBOSE=quiet makes it show only critical.
> > Regardless, this is a change in behaviour from a little while ago when
> > I had base_config 0.64 and debconf 0.9.58, where I was asked the question
> > without having to specify 'verbose'.  With that older install, I get
> [ The same as what you get now with no settings, isn't it? ]

Yes, but with the older install I did get asked the question, regardless
of it being a 'low' question.

> > so maybe something was broken back then, and I should have always
> > specified verbose if I wanted a choice of stable/unstable.
> That's possible, I don't remember if it asks the stable/unstable
> question by default in potato or not.

OK, I'll just add 'verbose' while I'm working with unstable.


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