[Freedombox-discuss] How do we handle package upgrades on the Freedombox?
dr at jones.dk
Thu Apr 17 22:26:39 UTC 2014
Quoting Anders Jackson (2014-04-17 23:51:30)
> 2014-04-17 14:19 GMT+02:00 Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk>:
>> Quoting Anders Jackson (2014-04-17 13:14:56)
>>> Den 17 apr 2014 11:25 skrev "Jonas Smedegaard" <dr at jones.dk>:
>>>> Quoting Petter Reinholdtsen (2014-04-17 08:20:22)
>>>>> If that work, jwchat is broken,
>>>> Ahh, now I realize what your point is: Declaring and applying must
>>>> be done together - so as to distinguish between stale answers
>>>> (which must not take precedence over package data) and current
>>>> explicitly seeded answers (which should take precedence).
>>> So if dpkg-reconfigure is trained to takes precedence as file
>>> contents, stdin and/or switches, it would be ok then?
>> Imagine package foo-player with two debconf questions, gtk-theme and
>> 1) install foo-player, and select "green" and "JackD"
>> 2) edit /etc/foo-player.cfg to "theme = blue"
>> 3) preseed new value for audio-bus "Pulseaudio"
>> 4) run "dpkg-reconfigure --favor-answers-over-pkgstate"
>> Result would be that *both* theme and bus would be changed.
> I was thinking in the way of changing 3 and 4 into this instead.
> dpkg-reconfigure --preseed="foo-player audio-bus string pulseaudio" foo-player
> And if you edit the file without debconf, it will detect that and not
> touch it anyway, wouldn't it?
Right, then we fully agree. Sorry I didn't see it af first.
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