[Debconf-devel] Bug#548994: debconf: Option "--terse" is not explained in the manpage

Michael G. Hansen mikeml2 at pfna.de
Wed Sep 30 06:02:24 UTC 2009

Package: debconf
Version: 1.5.27
Severity: minor

`dpkg-reconfigure --help` lists among others the option "--terse", but this option is not explained in the manpage. On the other hand, the option "--no-reload" from the manpage is not listed by `dpkg-reconfigure --help`.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers transitional-i386
  APT policy: (500, 'transitional-i386'), (500, 'unstable'), (400, 'unstable-i386'), (400, 'experimental-i386'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages debconf depends on:
ii  debconf-i18n                  1.5.27     full internationalization support 
ii  perl-base                     5.10.0-25  minimal Perl system

Versions of packages debconf recommends:
ii  apt-utils              APT utility programs

Versions of packages debconf suggests:
pn  debconf-doc               <none>         (no description available)
ii  debconf-utils             1.5.27         debconf utilities
ii  dialog                    1.1-20080819-1 Displays user-friendly dialog boxe
pn  libgnome2-perl            <none>         (no description available)
pn  libnet-ldap-perl          <none>         (no description available)
pn  libqt-perl                <none>         (no description available)
pn  libterm-readline-gnu-perl <none>         (no description available)
ii  perl                      5.10.0-25      Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 
ii  whiptail                  0.52.10-4      Displays user-friendly dialog boxe

-- debconf information excluded

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