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Re: dselect and its help messages

On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 03:20:19PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> The change *to* Enter was the thing that broke dselect for those of us
> who have been using it since woody and earlier. Switching back to the
> old behaviour unbroke it. As the changelog message states, encouraging
> people to press Enter in dselect is dangerous.
> Use 'dselect --expert' if you don't want to see the help messages at
> all.

How about a way to suppress the help screen permanently, such as an
environment option or dotfile?

I can't get rid of it quickly enough. What other program shows you its
help screen every time you run it? And space to dismiss the help screen
is not very intuitive.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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