Re: Two suggestions for woody release
On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 02:48:08PM -0800, "Thomas Bushnell, BSG" <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> Steve Langasek <email@example.com> writes:
> > Since apt is not Debian-specific, it's reasonable to not want a
> > Debian-specific preferences file shipped by default. Rather, the file
> > should probably be provided by some other component of the Debian
> > installer, IMHO. I don't know which package this would be, however.
> I don't have any particular reason to say what package it should be
> in. My complaint about the status quo is relevent, however, for as
> long as nobody thinks it belongs in *their* part of the system.
> The apt maintainer thinks it should not be in the apt package.
> If it is added only to the Debian installer, then people who upgrade
> (rather than reinstall) will probably never get it, and that's not
Could it be added to base-config, I wonder? Not everyone has it
installed, but that seems like it would be the least inappropriate
By the way, you *do* know that changing this will suddenly cause
all Debian users to download about twice as much data when they run
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