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Re: Silence apt-get for real

On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 12:53:08PM +0200, Lars Roland wrote:
> ------------------
> Configuration file `/etc/qmail/tcp.smtp'
>   ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation.
>   ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version.
>     What would you like to do about it ?  Your options are:
>      Y or I  : install the package maintainer's version
>      N or O  : keep your currently-installed version
>        D     : show the differences between the versions
>        Z     : background this process to examine the situation
>   The default action is to keep your current version.
> *** tcp.smtp (Y/I/N/O/D/Z) [default=N] ? n
> ------------------
> How can I get rid of this warning ? - I want apt-get to be completely
> silent. I know that this could be dangerous - but in my case it is ok
> given that it is me that control the repository and that I have tested
> all the packages before putting them there.
> So to put it short how do I silence apt-get completely ?.

export DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive
export DEBIAN_PRIORITY=critical
apt-get -y -o 'DPkg::Options::=--force-confold' upgrade

Or something like that...

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