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Bug#492861: Progress bar rewinds when running pre-pkgsel.d/10popcon

Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> writes:

> On Thursday 31 July 2008, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> > I don't really like the idea of hook scripts determining how the main
>> > script works.
>> Could you clarify why?
> Because not only is there absolutely no need for them to do so, it is also 
> seriously fragile to expect random hook scripts to output nothing else 
> than their progress bar end position.

I don't agree that they are no need for them. They make things much
more flexible however your argument about the fragility convinced me.

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