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Re: Bug#152267: Debconf-Help: Bug#152267: med-common: Fails to preconfigure

Andreas Tille wrote:
> Perhaps using the code from current debian/config in postinst
> would solve this but I wonder what would happen if I try to
> dpkg-reconfigure?  Isn't the config script necessary here or did
> I missunderstood something?

Well dpkg-reconfigure runs the postinst too.

> By the way: What is *the right way* (tm) to purge debconf data of
> one single package from the debconf database.  I would like to get
> rid of my privat method to just move my whole debconf database to
> a backup location, do some developing/working/testing with the
> package in question and after this copy back the backup.  I'm sure
> there is a better solution to "start from scratch for testing purpose".

In the package's postinst, db_purge. At the command line, 'echo PURGE |
debconf-communicate packagename'

see shy jo

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