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Bug#610282: preseed: partman-lvm/confirm boolean true does not suppress "Before the Logical Volume ..."



On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 06:42:36AM +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Pete Kazmier (pete@kazmier.com):
> > I was able to resolve the issue by adding the following preseed statement
> > to my preconfiguration file:
> > 
> >         d-i partman-lvm/confirm_nooverwrite boolean true
> 
> CC'ing Colin Watson, who introduced this confirm_nooverwrite template
> back in April 2010. He may have more clues than me, whether this
> belongs to the installation guide, who'd need to be updated or if this
> might be a bug in partman-lvm.

I already updated the installation guide for this some time ago.

installation-guide (20100518) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Colin Watson ]
[...]
  * partman now asks a slightly different (and less scary) confirmation
    question if it doesn't appear that any data is being overwritten.
    Document the associated preseeding changes.
[...]

 -- Frans Pop <fjp@debian.org>  Tue, 18 May 2010 03:51:35 +0200

> I don't see this partman-lvm/confirm_nooverwrite being used anywhere
> in partman-lvm....it is just registered in partman-lvm init script.

It's used via partman-base.

./lib/commit.sh:122:                    fulltemplate="$template/confirm_nooverwrite"

Cheers,

-- 
Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]



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