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Re: Preseeding and debconf

OoO  En cette  soirée bien  amorcée du  samedi 06  janvier  2007, vers
22:40, Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> 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
> right.

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.

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