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Re: Strange behaviour at kernel upgrade

Le sam 09/10/2004 à 16:29, Wouter Verhelst a écrit :
> On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 12:48:23PM +0200, Jérôme Warnier wrote:
> > I got this strange behaviour on Sid today while upgrading
> > kernel-image-2.6.8-1-686. Notice on the log that I answered "n" to "Do
> > you want to stop now? [Y/n]", and it aborted just like if I answered
> > "y".
> > 
> > The only thing noticeable is that I took a long time (a few minutes) to
> > answer. I suspect there should be no timeout in this case.
> > 
> > I just wanted to let you know, just in case.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Preparing to replace kernel-headers-2.6.8-1 2.6.8-3 (using
> > .../kernel-headers-2.6.8-1_2.6.8-4_i386.deb) ...
> > Unpacking replacement kernel-headers-2.6.8-1 ...
> >  Preparing to replace kernel-headers-2.6.8-1-686 2.6.8-3 (using
>   ^
> Notice the extra space here. It appears you inadvertently hit the space
> bar while you were doing something else. As a result, you had that space
> in your input buffer, so when you hit enter, it was the space, rather
> than the 'n', which was processed. As this script interprets everything
> which is not 'n' as the default value, it bailed out.
You're perfectly right. This is just a problem of the input checking
being really too weak.
If you are all aware of it, I don't mind.

Jérôme Warnier

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