** Changed in: debconf (Debian)
       Status: New => Fix Released

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  regression in debconf-copydb when writing to stdout

Status in debconf package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Committed
Status in ubiquity package in Ubuntu:
Status in debconf package in Debian:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  While debugging a FTBFS in Ubiquity, I observed that the usage of
  debconf-copydb regressed when using version 1.5.85 of debconf.  The
  previous-in-ubuntu version 1.5.82 of debconf was OK.

  That invocation looks roughly like:
  debconf-copydb templatedb pipe --config=Name:pipe --config=Driver:Pipe 
--config=InFd:none ...

  Bisecting debconf from there found commit 
  "Avoid two-argument open"

  Further tracing found the following change to Debconf/DbDriver/Pipe.pm around 
line 120:
  - open ($fh, '>-');
  + open ($fh, '>', \*STDOUT);

  An additional symptom of this problem is GLOB files with names that look like:

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