Overriding DB Values from the commandline (was: Re: cdebconf X_SETBACKTITLE command)
On Monday 31 January 2005 18:29, Joey Hess wrote:
>  Most notably I've tried several times to clean up how debconf
> handles temporary overrides to debconf/priority etc that need to
> apply during a single run, so that if you dpkg-reconfigue -plow
> or whatever, accesses to debconf/priority will show it has that
> value instead of the permanent one in the db. My attempts have
Just a weird idea: The debconf DB is stackable, isn't it? Then I'd assume it
should be rather easy to code a small readonly DB backend which is fed from
the commandline and discarded after use?
If this is just plain stupid, you don't even need to answer.