On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 16:19:36 +0000, Michael Thompson <michaelnt at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 16:07:56 +0000, John Madden <maddenj+ilug at skynet.ie> wrote:
> > On (01/02/05 15:36), Michael Thompson didst pronounce:
> > >
> > > Nope that doesn't work, when I run the install step it seems to
> > > remember that I have previously configure this package so doesn't ask
> > > me thoose questions again.
> > >
> > apt-get remove cacti && dpkg --purge cacti
> > then re-install it. The --purge will remove all its config files, which
> > are sometimes kept after an uninstall.
>> No the post removal script fails.
>> Purging configuration files for cacti ...
> ERROR 1045: Access denied for user: 'root at localhost' (Using password: YES)
> dpkg: error processing cacti (--purge):
> subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>> Looking at the script, /var/lib/dpkg/info/cacti.postrm where are the
I edited the /var/lib/dpkg/info/cacti.postrm script to remove the
mysql commands and then the dpkg --purge worked but I'd still like to
know where the answers to the configuration questions get saved?
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