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Re: usplash in desktop task?

On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 04:52:14PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> David Härdeman wrote:
> > unstable now has a recent version of usplash which supports user input
> > (yay, cryptsetup passphrase prompts) and a new debian theme, so perhaps it
> > would be a good idea to add usplash to the Desktop task?

> The new release of usplash is very good progress toward this IMHO.
> Though more progess is needed before I would be comfortable putting it
> in the task. I'm thinking about bugs #422920, #422922, #387640, and
> #381104, which are some of the bugs I encountered while testing it..

> We still also need to get more init scripts using the lsb init functions so
> that they can show up in usplash. This gives an idea of how much needs
> to be done:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?usertag=initscripts-ng-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org
> though it's incomplete, see for example #419143.

Could we have some forward progress on having the available "LSB init
functions" implementation not totally suck for packages that sensibly choose
to run with set -e, before trying to force this API down maintainers'

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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