Bug#410704: [Debconf-devel] Bug#410704: dpkg-reconfigure debconf doesn't reconfigure

Joey Hess joeyh at debian.org
Mon Feb 12 20:42:49 CET 2007

Bob Tanner wrote:
> According the the manpage for dpkg-reconfigure:
>        -ftype, --frontend=type
>            Select the frontend to use. The default frontend can be permanently
>            changed by:
>             dpkg-reconfigure debconf
>            Note that if you normally have debconf set to use the noninterac-
>            tive frontend, dpkg-reconfigure will use the dialog frontend
>            instead, so you actually get to reconfigure the package.
> This doesn't seem to be the default behavior.

Works fine here. It's probably something else preventing the questions
from being seen. Perhaps you have a hardcoded priorty set in

see shy jo
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