1. NAME

debconf-show - query the debconf database

2. SYNOPSIS

debconf-show packagename [...] [--db=dbname] debconf-show --listowners [--db=dbname] debconf-show --listdbs

3. DESCRIPTION

debconf-show lets you query the debconf database in different ways.

The most common use is \*(L"debconf-show packagename\*(R", which displays all items in the debconf database owned by a given package, and their current values. Questions that have been asked already are prefixed with an '*'.

This can be useful as a debugging aid, and especially handy in bug reports involving a package's use of debconf.

4. OPTIONS

--db=dbname 4 Specify the database to query. By default, debconf-show queries the main database.

--listowners 4 Lists all owners of questions in the database. Generally an owner is equivalent to a debian package name.

--listdbs 4 Lists all available databases.

5. AUTHOR

Joey Hess < > and Sylvain Ferriol