Re: Broken Debconf::Question on woody after -u upgrade
On 20 Mar 2001, Dimitri Maziuk wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 09:55:26PM +0000, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > On 20 Mar 2001, Dimitri Maziuk wrote:
> > > On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 11:59:58AM -0800, Corwin Grey wrote:
> > > RTF list. There has been at least two messages in the last couple of days
> > > telling people to install debconf from unstable (while you're at it, grab
> > > libterm-slang-perl and libterm-stool-perl and enjoy shining new slang-based
> > > interface).
> > >
> > Where can you find debconf in unstable? It's in admin in stable, but I
> > can't see it there in unstable.
> Yeah, that confused me too -- unstable packages seem to live in (on
> ftp.debian.org) /debian/pool/main/PREFIX, PREFIX for debconf is "d",
> for libterm-slang it is "libt" and I've no idea where libterm-stool
> is... (checking... it's in the most obvious place: "t/term-stool".)
> Go to http://www.debian.org and follow the Debian Packages link, it's
Many thanks for this; it had me fooled.
Anthony Campbell - running Gnu/Debian Linux (Windows-free zone)
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