Re: Debian Installer, ia64 status update
On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 07:58:49AM -0700, Matt Kraai wrote:
> 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?
Sounds like a good idea to me.