Bug#507372: cdebconf-newt-udeb: does not show enough choices for long descriptions
tags 507372 - patch
On Sunday 30 November 2008, Jérémy Bobbio wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 05:26:31PM +0100, Jérémy Bobbio wrote:
> > The attached patch fix this issue. I have run an installation
> > through the end without any problem with the patch applied.
> It lacks a necessary free(). Updated patch attached.
Which misses a ; after the free statement...
I've also tested cdebconf with the patch, but AFAICT it does not fix the
issue. If I use network-console and play a bit with the size of the
window from which I ssh (80x24), I can still reproduce exactly the same
Moving the cursor up and down changes the active line (security <->
volatile) in the multiselect box.
Isn't the real problem that the frontend apparently thinks that showing
just a single line of a (multi) select list is enough and only splits
into more than one screen if it cannot fit even a single line in the
As the patch does not really seem to change or improve anything I'll
upload cdebconf with just the fix for the fall-back languages.