Bug#248504: installation report
* Matthew Chalmers <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004-05-11 19:37]:
> > Do you mean that after using
> > taskel, it should not proceed automatically but first ask if you want
> > to run any of the other selections tools, such as aptitude?
> Yes, after running any such tool it has as a choice, it should ask if you
> want to run another when you exit, each time, and have the alternate choice
> be to proceed with installation. I accidentally hit enter out of habit so it
> ran taskel for me but I didn't want to, then later I had to find a way back
> to choose another option. It would be more convenient the way I describe.
Right, this has already been reported as a feature reuqest again the
base-config package: #247037: maybe show aptitude/dselect screen again
> > > 2. had a lot of problems finding a mirror that didn't error out on
> > > package requests over http through proxy. would be nice to mark the
> > > ones in the list that are "certified" by debian to be up-to-date and
> > > stable.
> > I thought this would work with all mirrors...
> I tried us.debian.org, debian.org, rutgers.edu and had problems with them
> (lots of http 400 errors); I believe I tried a couple others and had the
> same problems. uchicago.edu and udel.edu seemed to work fine for me. I did
> not have any problems connecting to the sites themselves in a browser (also
> through my proxy), but Debian was having problems. Also I remember seeing
> "not in gzip format" errors (as if it thought .../packages was supposed to
> be .../packages.gz).
Sorry, I have no idea. I don't use a proxy myself. Maybe someone
else can comment.