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Re: debconf and dpkg-reconfigure behavior

On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 01:55:41AM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 06:08:27PM -0600, Carlo U. Segre wrote:
> > # dpkg-recnfigure debconf
> > Just returns to the prompt with no other output.  
> That's because you have debconf configured not to ask questions again
> once you've answered them, or it's set to non-interactive.

No, none of these are explanations when using dpkg-reconfigure. In

  if (Debconf::Config->frontend eq 'Noninteractive') {
  unless ($unseen_only) {

> No, the above is doing exactly what you told it to do when you
> originally configured debconf.  dpkg-reconfigure -plow debconf will,
> however, force it to ask questions.

Your command is identical to his, unless he has a really old version of

It might be worth setting DEBCONF_DEBUG=developer or something to see
what gets printed ...

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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