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Re: Bug#758116: Allow to select Blends selection during installation - just "DE", "Web server", "Mail server" is NOT enough

Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> (2016-05-21):
> [Cyril Brulebois]
> > I'm very much not happy with tasksel's picking up whatever people have
> > managed to get into a basic system, and I would very much prefer if it
> > would only look at its own debian-tasks.desc when running from the
> > installer. Any objections?
> Yes.
> Debian Edu uses the current behaviour to install its tasks during
> installation, but we do not use standard priority tasks to get into the
> installer, we use udebs to trigger the installation of education-tasks.
> Being able to add extra tasks using udebs is a feature, not a bug.

There's no udebs involved in what I summarized for Blends.

Also: If pkgsel changes the way it calls tasksel, debian-edu udebs can
certainly interact with it so that it behaves as desired.


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