Re: installer for multi-language installations
> Therefore is it a good idea to change the installer sequence a bit:
> - first run dpkg-reconfigure locales and let users to select locales to be
This should remain an "expert" option and will certainly never be
shown on default installs. Have you tried checking whether this is
shown or not when installing with DEBCONF_PRIORITY=medium (or low)?
> - then change the test-lang program so that it allows ALL of the
> localization / desktop tasks belonging to the locales chosen in
> dpkg-reconfigure locales, rather than just the language used during
> installation to shop up on tasksel screen
I suggest reporting this as a wishlist bug against tasksel. The idea
is interesting, for sure and could be feasible.
> Also, ttf2pt1, ttf2pt1-chinese and ttfprint are needed for printing of
> asian fonts as well, but they are not included in the Chinese tasks,
> therefore would you please add them to the simplified as well as
> traditional Chinese localization environment tasks?
This, again, should be reported as a wishlist bug against tasksel.
Maybe look at #301496 and complete it....