Bug#328784: Give warnings during preconfigure, not during install
On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 02:45:40PM +0200, Bas Wijnen wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6-686
> Version: 2.6.12-6
> Severity: wishlist
> When installing/upgrading a lot of packages, it is extremely annoying if the
> installation waits for a key. Just after downloading, at preconfigure, this
> is normal, as other questions are asked at that time as well. However, the
> linux package warns at postinst about replacing a kernel of the same version
> (and perhaps other things, I didn't check). I would prefer if this was moved
> to the preconfigure stage.
Well, the solution to this one is a proper debconf'ification of the
kernel-package provided rules. I am not sure if kernel-package can be adapted,
or as other say, should be fully rewritten or something such though.