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Re: Apt UI design

On Thu, 22 Oct 1998, Wichert Akkerman wrote:

> Previously Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > Wichert: Incidently, it should be possible to select at least
> >   1) Specific version
> >   2) Specific distribution (hamm, slinnk, unstable, stable, etc)
> >   3) Specific source
> >   4) Newest
> 2 and 3 are the same, since each distribution is a seperate source
> for Apt (think of /etc/apt/sources.list). But yes, you are right
> about the other points. Would a list of versions in the

You may want to make the version sticky to a source or sticky to a
distribution name. I'm not sure at all why you'd want to choose versions
by source though.. Maybe we should nix that.

> popup-menu and a option to prompt for version if multiple versions
> are available be okay?

How do you intend to show this visually on the tree display that a package
has been given a sticky version?


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