[Freedombox-discuss] How do we handle package upgrades on the Freedombox?

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Thu Apr 17 01:16:35 UTC 2014

Quoting James Valleroy (2014-04-17 02:39:13)
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 8:04 AM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>> Second is specific to Plinth, and should be documented in manpages 
>> of debconf.  For an equivalent implemented in shell it would involve 
>> "debconf-set-selections" and "debconf" commands (not the common 
>> wrapper, "dpkg-reconfigure", as it forces use of an interactive 
>> frontend).
> I think we can use dpkg-reconfigure without the interactive frontend:
> echo "jwchat jwchat/ApacheServerName string $hostname" | debconf-set-selections
> DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive dpkg-reconfigure jwchat
> Do you see any issues with this approach?

Well, if it works then maybe it will keep working.

I just worry that manpage seems to describe a different intent.

 - Jonas

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