cdebconf - Debian Configuration Management System (C-implementation)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name cdebconf
Package version 0.192
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 514 B
Download size 175.25 KB
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Debconf is a configuration management system for Debian packages. It is
used by some packages to prompt you for information before they are
installed. This is a reimplementation of the original debconf version
in C.


Package Version Architecture Repository
cdebconf_0.192_amd64.deb 0.192 amd64 Debian Main
cdebconf - - -


Name Value
debconf -
dpkg >= 1.15.4
libc6 >= 2.3.6-6~
libdebian-installer4 >= 0.96
libnewt0.52 -
libslang2 >= 2.2.4
libtextwrap1 -


Name Value
debconf-2.0 -


Type URL
Binary Package cdebconf_0.192_i386.deb
Source Package cdebconf

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install cdebconf deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install cdebconf




2014-09-09 - Christian Perrier <>
cdebconf (0.192) unstable; urgency=low
* Drop cdebconf-slang-udeb from debian/control instead of using the
"Architecture: disabled" hack (no tsupported by dak)
[ Updated translations ]
* Danish (da.po) by Joe Hansen
2014-05-14 - Christian Perrier <>
cdebconf (0.191) unstable; urgency=low
[ Updated translations ]
* Bosnian (bs.po) by Amila Valjevčić
2014-04-28 - Cyril Brulebois <>
cdebconf (0.190) unstable; urgency=medium
* Resize banner when window width and banner width don't match
(Closes: #745359).
2014-03-21 - Christian Perrier <>
cdebconf (0.189) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Regis Boudin ]
* Only try to convert the debconf frontend to the cdebconf equivalent if it
is defined.
[ Updated translations ]
* Simplified Chinese (zh_CN.po) by YunQiang Su
2014-02-28 - Cyril Brulebois <>
cdebconf (0.188) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Samuel Thibault ]
* Re-introduce -lpthread for being able to load gtk dynamically on hurd-any.
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* Add support for loading an alternate banner when the GTK theme name
is "dark" (Closes: #740358). Fall back to the regular one if it's
not available (See: #696969).
* Adjust clean to remove all Makefile files generated from
(3 out of 7 weren't cleaned yet).
2014-01-10 - Colin Watson <>
cdebconf (0.187) unstable; urgency=medium
* Convert library packages to multiarch.
2013-12-15 - Christian Perrier <>
cdebconf (0.186) unstable; urgency=low
[ Updated translations ]
* Bosnian (bs.po) by Amila Valjevčić
2013-08-30 - Christian Perrier <>
cdebconf (0.185) unstable; urgency=low
* Drop useless shlibs.local file. Thanks to Sven Joachim
for pointing this. Closes: #720972
[ Updated translations ]
* Tajik (tg.po) by Victor Ibragimov
2013-08-15 - Christian Perrier <>
cdebconf (0.184) unstable; urgency=low
[ Updated translations ]
* Tajik (tg.po) by Victor Ibragimov
2013-07-16 - Christian Perrier <>
cdebconf (0.183) unstable; urgency=low
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* Specify three arguments for all AC_DEFINE{,_UNQUOTED} calls, since
autoheader doesn't like having only 1 or 2 arguments there. Use
“[1]” as the second argument when there was only one, since that's
the default when it's not specified.
* Run autoreconf as build time:
- Add dh-autoreconf as a build-dep.
- Call dh_autoreconf before dh_auto_configure through an extra
configure target and dependencies from */config.status.
- Call dh_autoreconf_clean in the clean target.
* Remove the following files from git accordingly:
- aclocal.m4
- configure
- src/
* Wrap Build-Depends and Uploaders fields.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
[ Colin Watson ]
* Ignore some automake-related configure options, silencing warnings from
[ Christian Perrier ]
* Fix spelling error in a former changelog entry in "Explicitly".
This will save us from a lintian warning.
* Update Standards to 3.9.4 (checked)
[ Dmitrijs Ledkovs ]
* Set Vcs-* to canonical format.
* Simply use (>= 9) version specifier for debhelper.
[ Regis Boudin ]
* Link with -Wl,--as-needed, avoiding many indirect dependencies from GTK.
* Explicitly link the passthrough module with libdebian-installer.
* Use @DI_LIBS@ instead of -ldebian-installer in
* Check that the return of getenv() is not NULL before trying to use the
result. Thanks to the Mayhem Team for running their tests.
* Let dpkg-preconfigure only run as root, just like dpkg-reconfigure.
* Rework database saving to store the old versions.
* Fix a typo to correctly recognise password options.

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