Re: [cdebconf] Backing up can't work if seen questions are skipped
email@example.com (Denis Barbier) writes:
> On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 06:44:58PM +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 06:27:47PM +0100, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > > Recently cdebconf behavior has been changed to not display already seen
> > > questions, in order to help non-interactive installations.
> > > But this change makes back up quite useless, because one cannot go
> > > back and forth without trouble, some questions are skipped.
> > > So I would like to revert this change, is it okay?
> > No, please don't revert.
> > cdebconf (like debconf) is supposed to defer writing of all "seen" data until
> > the end of the script, to fix this very issue. If this does not work, it is
> > indeed a bug, but the "do not display already seen questions" behaviour is
> > definitely not. :-)
When you reselect an menu item it does a udpkg --reconfigure, right? I
hope that will show seen questions again.