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Bug#182422: anna: packages without menu-item should be full installed

tis 2003-02-25 klockan 20.19 skrev Martin Sjögren:
> tis 2003-02-25 klockan 13.30 skrev Matt Kraai:
> > On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 12:23:20PM +0100, Thorsten Sauter wrote:
> > > normal packages will be full installed after the menu-item was selected.
> > > In this case the maintainer scripts are executed.
> > > 
> > > But packages without a menu-item will never be installed this way. They
> > > will not installed until a dependency force this.
> > > This will break the usage of these packages from the console (tty2), or
> > > packages with can't be included in the Depend field (eg kernel modules)
> Well, any package that a menu item *depends* (or recursively depends) on
> will be configured, actually, so I guess we should make sure
> dependencies are correct? Is there a particular broken case you have in
> mind?
> > > So, anna should detect, if there is no menu-item assigned and then
> > > install the package.
> > 
> > Won't this break the di-utils-fake-* packages?

Actually, this is possible to avoid, detecting that they are "parallel"
to existing menu items. main-menu does this and anna can do it too.

Does anybody know of a non-menu item udeb that has an interactive
postinst script? They should probably be redesigned or turned into menu
items like choose-mirror. :)

Martin Sjögren
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