salt.modules.debconfmod

Support for Debconf

salt.modules.debconfmod.get_selections(fetchempty=True)

Answers to debconf questions for all packages in the following format:

{'package': [['question', 'type', 'value'], ...]}

CLI Example:

salt '*' debconf.get_selections
salt.modules.debconfmod.set_(package, question, type, value, *extra)

Set answers to debconf questions for a package.

CLI Example:

salt '*' debconf.set <package> <question> <type> <value> [<value> ...]
salt.modules.debconfmod.set_file(path, saltenv=u'base', **kwargs)

Set answers to debconf questions from a file.

CLI Example:

salt '*' debconf.set_file salt://pathto/pkg.selections
salt.modules.debconfmod.set_template(path, template, context, defaults, saltenv=u'base', **kwargs)

Set answers to debconf questions from a template.

path
location of the file containing the package selections
template
template format
context
variables to add to the template environment
default
default values for the template environment

CLI Example:

salt '*' debconf.set_template salt://pathto/pkg.selections.jinja jinja None None
salt.modules.debconfmod.show(name)

Answers to debconf questions for a package in the following format:

[['question', 'type', 'value'], ...]

If debconf doesn't know about a package, we return None.

CLI Example:

salt '*' debconf.show <package name>