[UFO Chicago] dpkg --reconfigure

Nick Moffitt nick@zork.net
Fri, 13 Jul 2001 16:33:25 -0700

begin  Nate Riffe quotation:
> What I really need it to do is reinstall the configuration files.
> For instance, /etc/init.d/single is installed by sysvinit as a
> configuration file.  According to the dpkg man page, unpacking the
> guts of a package and unpacking defaut configs are separate and the
> latter is part of the "configure" step.  dpkg-reconfigure is not
> reinstalling config files, only asking the questions over again.
> What I'm looking for is some way to get the default configs out of a
> deb and back where they belong.

	Aha.  Well if you don't need the configs, why not just

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