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Re: How many people need locales?


On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 10:30:25PM +0200, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
>  Well, it still happens on upgrades because
>  dpkg stops to ask if a configuration file should be replaced or not.
>  Is this avoiable somehow?

Yes. Dpkg has the switches --force-confnew, --force-confold and
--force-confdef to skip these questions. If you use apt, you can
pass options to dpkg with the Dpkg::Options setting in
/etc/apt/apt.conf. Use with care.

See also the manpages apt.conf(5), dpkg(8) and "dpkg --force-help".

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