Re: problem with dpkg-reconfigure and noninteractive frontend
On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 12:14:31PM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > And, as Debconf Is Not A Registry, most questions that are under
> > debconf control should give preference to the already configured
> > local settings over anything that would come from LDAP.
> Assuming the local settings have actually been configured.
> If they're identical to the previous debconf settings and have not
> been modified by the local administrator, I see no reason why you
> could not change settings via debconf.
When a package is reconfigured, the new debconf settings and current
configuration files are available, but previous debconf settings are
not and you cannot determine that there have been no local changes.