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Re: How to get proxy of installation mirror?



On Friday 01 June 2007 22:25, Josef Wolf wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 07:24:28PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> > On Friday 01 June 2007 19:09, Josef Wolf wrote:
> > > but this command outputs totally unrelated lines:
> >
> > What would be wrong with:
> > # debconf-get-selections --installer | \
> > > grep "choose-mirror-bin mirror/http/proxy" | awk '{print $4}'

> But I can't find a clean way how to retrieve the preseeded values.

Strange, I thought I had given you one with the example above :-)

You will just need to make sure that you grep on the regular owner (the 
component/udeb the template comes from) _plus_ the name of the template, 
thus:

# debconf-get-selections --installer | \
> grep "<owner> <template>" | awk '{print $4}'

I would avoid using the owner "d-i", as that is really a pseudo-owner only 
used for preseeded questions.

Take a look at /var/lib/cdebconf/questions.dat sometime to see how the 
raw "database" looks.

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