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Re: Debian Installer, ia64 status update

On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 07:46:44AM -0700, Matt Kraai wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 12:56:23PM +0100, Richard Hirst wrote:
> > Ugh, just seen it in action.  Very ugly, IMHO, with the window jumping
> > up and down the screen, changing height, and wrapping in the middle of
> > the package name (which is really the only interesting bit of
> > information in that text).
> > 
> > I think it would look much nicer to abbreviate the line somehow (as in
> > my exapmle above) rather than wrap it.  Maybe we do that in the front
> > end, or maybe we make debootstrap do it, working on some assumption such
> > as progress text should not be longer than 70 chars.
> I'd prefer the latter.

Actually, since the package name is the only interesting part, why
not have debootstrap display only that?


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