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Bug#236468: apt: --reinstall should allow to renew configuration files

* Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> [2004-03-08 21:03]:
> This behaviour is managed by dpkg, and apt does not override it.  You are
> correct that by default, dpkg does not do anything about a missing
> configuration file (this is considered a configuration change by the
> administrator, and preserved).  You can override that with --force-confmiss
> (a dpkg option, not an apt option).

BTW, this may be a stupid question, but is there a way to tell apt to
pass some options to dpkg?   I needed this the other day and couldn't
easily find it.
Martin Michlmayr

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