Re: problem with dpkg-reconfigure and noninteractive frontend
Christian Ramseyer <email@example.com> wrote:
> This is exactly my case. After FAI installation, i would like to
> reconfigure some packages, and i thought that i could just edit the
> debconf database and the do a dpkg-reconfigure -f noninteractive.
Well. It will not work for packages that use debconf to manage a
configuration file and do this properly by parsing the configuration
file and syncing its values into the debconf-db.
NMUs aren't an insult, they're not an attack, and they're
not something to avoid or be ashamed of.
Anthony Towns in 2004-02 on debian-devel