[Debconf-devel] Modify default value in template at runtime?

Joey Hess joeyh at debian.org
Thu Jul 27 16:33:38 UTC 2006

Lukas Haemmerle wrote:
> The default value displayed in the default frontend indeed is
> "webmaster@${hostname}", however when the user changes that value to
> something completely different (e.g. "admin at some.other.host.com") this
> entered value is ignored and "webmaster@${hostname}" is stored in
> debconf... Numerous atempts with db_unregister and db_fset have failed.

I can't understand how that could possibly happen. What you have looks
correct. DEBCONF_DEBUG=developer log please?

see shy jo
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