[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Confused by the different handling of debconf questions when using dpkg-reconfigure

----- Original message -----
> Hello
> I notice that when I install postfix, it asks me then a couple of
> questions using debconf, and create then a default configuration file
> using my answers.
> If I call now `dpkg-reconfigure postfix` debconf asks me the same
> questions PLUS a bunch of new questions which I did not have in the
> first in the first place.   I find it confusing.
> Is i a bug, a feature, am I missing something ?
> Manu

That's because of the debconf priority level. Do:

dpkg-reconfigure debconf

and you can set the debconf priority to low to have
all the questions, always. Note that Debconf can
also be set to non-interactive mode...

So there's no bugs here!!!


Reply to: