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Re: AutoRPM

Raul Miller wrote:
> Steve Dunham <dunham@cps.msu.edu> wrote:
> > That's hard to do with dpkg, since many of our postinstall scripts are
> > interactive.
> It's probably time that we formalized the interface between dpkg scripts
> and installer, to enable things like:
> (1) automated installs
> (2) asking questions ahead of time
> (3) gui interfaces
> (4) etc.

Later versions of Apt (formerly known as Deity) will need this feature
to be able to meet our goal of network installing of packages (i.e.
install and configure packages on several machines at once).  It would
be fantastic if this was started sooner rather than later.



Behan Webster     mailto:behanw@verisim.com
+1-613-224-7547   http://www.verisim.com/

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