Re: dselect install times out screensaver
On Tue, 3 Oct 1995, Ian Jackson wrote:
> What we need is a sequence that means `reset the timeout now'. I
> could have dpkg output that every time it start processing a new
> package, if TERM=linux. (I'd rather not hardwire things like that,
> but if there's no other way ...)
> Alternatively it might be a better idea to change the screensaver to
> swallow the first keypress after blanking.
I decided not to suggest this when I first thought of it but, since
you seem open to having dpkg do some internal processing to work
around spurious keystrokes, how about having it swallow all buffered
keystrokes prior to running a postinst?