[Pkg-exim4-users] installing without any questions

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Sun Apr 9 12:21:06 UTC 2006

On 2005-11-07 Olivier Diserens <olivier at thewall.ch> wrote:
> Hello,

> sorry it this is a stupid question..

> I wish to upgrade a few servers from woody to sarge, including the  
> exim4 package and I want to do it automatically because I may not  
> have ssh access.
> The problem is when it comes to configure the exim4, exim4-base  
> packages.
> The installer display the question regardless of any of the frontend  
> I gave to debconf.

> p.ex.:  DEBCONF_FRONTEND=noninteractive \
> DEBCONF_DB_FALLBACK='File{/tmp/config.dat}' apt-get install -y  exim4  
> exim4-base exim4-config exim4-daemon-light

The variable is named DEBIAN_FRONTEND, not DEBCONF_FRONTEND.
                cu and- sorry for the enormous delay -reas
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