Re: Non-interactive install proposal
What is the benefit of keeping packages in an unconfigured
state? This shall certainly play havoc with large scale upgrades,
when latter packages require earlier packages to be configured. To be
absolutely certain, you may, in the worst case, have to set up and
configure packages one at a time.
Why is the prospect of asking the questions a priori or an
interactive configuraion supposedly so vastly inferior?
Has anyone actually tried upgrading severl hundred packages at
a time? Has anyone considered the effect on dependent packages? I
would like to see a bunch of status files, and an apt -s upgrtade
run, and a study of what happens to the install when packages are
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