Re: Bug#172101: apt: if slow on the RET button, will miss a query
On Sat, 7 Dec 2002, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> I dist-upgraded. There were many questions and or notices shown to me
> via the curses interface. I have a feeling that if my finger is slow
> leaving the RET key, I might accidentally answer two of them at
> once... maybe add a 1/2 sec. delay or something. These are even
> questions not from the same package's configuration, but from separate
> packages's configuration.
APT flushes the input buffer before starting the DPKG steps to prevent
problems like this.
The curses interface is part of debconf not APT.
Please don't file bugs on speculative problems that you have never seen.