Bug#274936: tasksel: Split the debian-tasks.desc
|--==> Otavio Salvador writes:
OS> || On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 19:22:33 -0400
OS> || Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
jh> Free Ekanayaka wrote:
>>>So what do you suggest me to do if I want to keep all the automatic
>>>language related tasks and get rid of Desktop, Mail server, etc?
>>>Should I copy all the language related file to my custom task list and
>>>divert debian-tasks.desc entirely?
>>>I don't like this solution that much, but it's almost only an esthetic
>>>complain. However if some language task changes in the original
>>>debian-tasks.desc from tasksel, then I have to re-import them in my
jh> I can't think of a better approach right now. I suppose such an import
jh> could be automated.
OS> Maybe a possibility to overwrite a task using the same name so you can
OS> provide another "desktop" task, for example, and don't need divert all
OS> .desc file.
This seems a good option to me. I'd not provide another Desktop or
another Mail server, but if I can override an already defined task I
could just add a Test-false: field with a false script that always
return 1 (= do not display task).