Re: problem with dselect and the "dists" hierarchy
>>>>> "Manoj" == Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Manoj> Umm. I don't know how to say this tactfully. I shall
Manoj> try. It may be better, I think, in this and other tasks
Manoj> (like modifying dpkg), that the new author be one able to
Manoj> grok the original.
*grin* No, I'm not offended. :)
Manoj> Shell scripts should generally be mechanically
Manoj> transformable to Perl, and I have had a look at this one,
Manoj> though not trivial, it is certainly eminently doable. The
Manoj> question is, should we be doing it at this late stage in
Manoj> the game?
I think it's critical that we at least remove the horrid prompts
asking you your block device for your CD-ROM, or at least make
an intelligent guess and provide a default.
Manoj> By the next release we shall hopefullybe using apt, or
Manoj> at least the apt-get method under dselect, when all this
Manoj> shall be moot.
Will apt be able to deal with multiple cd-roms? I hope so!
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