Bug#43002: dpkg: "[Press any key to continue]" actually needs Return/Enter.
reassign 43002 gcc
On Sat, Aug 14, 1999 at 10:20:36PM -0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> (I'm not certain whether it's dpkg or apt-get which is producing this
> message. I think it's dpkg.)
> Actual command used was "apt-get install gcc". The new gcc (2.95-3)
> has a warning message and prompts as shown above.
The bug is in gcc.
(To the gcc maintainer: The problem is that gcc prompts for any key in
postinst but accepts only a newline.)
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