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Re: How to detect the active debconf frontend?

Rudolf Weeber <rudolf@faveve.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 12:47:13PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
>> Hi,
>> how can I find out in postinst which debconf frontend is active?
> debconf-show debconf
> and some filter meight work.

You should have read my question to the end:

| Therefore, I'm looking for a way to ask debconf about the frontend - is
| this possible?
| The alternative would be to check for $DEBIAN_FRONTEND, and if unset
| parse "debconf-show debconf", but this doesn't look clean.

Regards, Frank

Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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