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Re: Removing dpkg conffile backgrounding prompt support


On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 04:49:06 +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:
> I'd like to know if people would strongly miss being able to
> background dpkg on the conffile prompt (‘Z’), instead of starting a
> new subshell. The latter is the default with most modern frontends
> (APT based).
> I personally find the background support annoying and confusing when
> one is used to expect a subshell. It would also allow to properly fix
> bug 60329, which I think would be nice.
> Otherwise I'd like to remove it in the near future.

Ok I've done so now with:




Also once #486222 is fixed (next apt upload it seems), then it will be
possible to always Ctrl-Z on the prompt achieving the same result, so
no functionality lost after all!


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