Re: Proposing task-debian
On 01-May-01, 12:50 (CDT), Vince Mulhollon <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 05/01/2001 12:40:24 PM roland wrote:
> >> Vince Mulhollon wrote:
> >> > From my poor memory, the "generally agreed best idea" is to setup two
> >> > packages, vaguely like this:
> >> >
> >> > Package name: task-abc
> >> > Conflicts: task-abc-remove
> >> > Depends: abc, bcd, cde, def
> >> >
> >> > Package name: task-abc-remove
> >> > Conflicts: task-abc, abc, bcd, cde, def
> >> Please, NO! This is a pretty ugly hack and there are better ways to do
> >> this, e.g. the debfoster aproach. I don't agree at all with you that
> >> this is the "generally agreed best idea". Rather the opposite.
> Oh, I don't know if it's an ugly hack.
Well, one reason it's ugly is that your -remove "tasks" will show up in
the Task Selection dialog that runs before the initial install. I expect
that many new users would be rather confused...
Steve Greenland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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