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Re: problem with dpkg-reconfigure and noninteractive frontend

* Andreas Metzler 

| Christian Ramseyer <rc@networkz.ch> 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.

Sure it would; the debconf db would just have to be read-only, like an
LDAP tree.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
                                                                      `. `' 

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