Re: Preseeding and debconf
OoO En cette soirée bien amorcée du samedi 06 janvier 2007, vers
22:40, Petter Reinholdtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> disait:
>> Should I fill bug against ssmtp as well or is this behaviour
>> considered correct ?
> This behaviour is correct. The configuration in files on disk is
> authorative. The debconf values are only used and should only be used
> if there are no config values in files on disk. This is so to make
> sure it work to edit the files on disk and that upgrading the package
> does not change the configuration to use the debconf values.
> So preseeding only work if it is used pre-installation, and not to
> reconfigure after the installation. You might work around this by
> modifying the debconf settings, but you need to be careful to get it
OK, I close the bug I opened about it then.
BOFH excuse #235:
The new frame relay network hasn't bedded down the software loop transmitter yet.