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update default wordlist


 update-default-wordlist [--dico-postinst] [--triggered]

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WARNING: Not to be used from the command line unless you know very well what you are doing.

This program is intended to be called from wordlist package postinst, from select-default-wordlist or from dictionaries-common postinst (with --dico-postinst).

When called under dpkg control without the --dico-postinst option, a dictionaries-common trigger is enabled to be run later. In the triggered run (or when is called from the command line or with --trigger option), reads the system default from the debconf database and set default links in /etc/dictionaries-common pointing to the appropriate files in /usr/share/dict/. and rebuilds the /var/cache/dictionaries-common/wordlist.db from the files in /var/lib/dictionaries-common/wordlist

When called from from dictionaries-common postinst with --dico-postinst symlinks creation step will be skipped and trigger not enabled.


--dico-postinst Do not enable trigger nor try to set default symlinks. --triggered Run all the code instead of trying to enable
update-default-wordlist trigger

see also

The dictionaries-common policy document


Rafael Laboissiere Agustin Martin Domingo

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