Bug#30972: dpkg: rms dislikes language of prompt for non-free cd
> * The installer complained about the absence of the non-free directory
> on the CD-ROM. It asked me what directory to use, and I had to answer
> "none". The implication of this, to a user, is that something which
> should have been prsent was missing.
> I think that should be considered a bug in the installation procedure.
> If someone chooses to distribute only free software, installation
> should not act as if something were missing.
I think he's referring to the cdrom access method of dselect here. I'll bet
this could be corrected by a modification of the language used in the prompt
so it stresses the non-free cd is optional.
-- System Information
Debian Release: slink
Kernel Version: Linux paper 2.0.35 #1 Sun Jul 26 18:14:13 PDT 1998 i586 unknown
Versions of the packages dpkg depends on:
ii libc6 2.0.7u-7.1 The GNU C library version 2 (run-time files)
ii libstdc++2.8 2.90.29-2 The GNU stdc++ library (old egcs version)
ii ncurses3.4 1.9.9g-8.11 Video terminal manipulation - shared librari