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Re: Question about get-selections

In <[🔎] gtfp8h$20m$1@ger.gmane.org>, Jörg-Volker Peetz wrote:
>Besides the discussion about how to preserve the installed packages state,
> I would also backup the file /var/cache/debconf/config.dat which helps to
> restore the configuration of the configurable installed packages. But I
> don't know how to do it automatically.

debconf-get-selections and debconf-set-selections are your friends here.  I 
think I mentioned them in an earlier post.

debconf-utils: /usr/bin/debconf-get-selections
debconf: /usr/bin/debconf-set-selections
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