On Mon, Oct 26, 1998 at 05:14:19PM +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > > Maybe we should just have a "reconfigure" option to postinst, and have a > > separate program to call that after installing. eg: > > > > reconfigure smail > > or > > dpkg-reconfig smail > > > > And that will just run /var/lib/dpkg/info/smail.postinst reconfigure. > > what about dpkg --reconfigure smail doing this ? Now there ya go... A suggestion: If the postinst has chosen "safe values" but has an interactive postinst, it would be nice if it told dpkg/apt/whatever (SOME PROGRAM) that it could serve to be reconfigured so the user can later get a list of packages which have pending configuration and pick which ones to configure now... -- Show me the code or get out of my way.
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