debconf-communicate - communicate with debconf
echo commands debconf-communicate [options? [package?
debconf-communicate allows you to communicate with
debconf on the fly, from the command line. The package
argument is the name of the package which you are pretending
to be as you communicate with debconf, and it may be omitted
if you are lazy. It reads commands in the form used by the
debconf protocol from stdin. For documentation on the
available commands and their usage, see the debconf
The commands are executed in sequence. The textual return
code of each is printed out to standard output.
The return value of this program is the numeric return code
of the last executed command.
echo get debconf/frontend debconf-communicate
Print out the value of the debconf/frontend question.
This program should never be used from a maintainer script
of a package that uses debconf! It may however, be useful in