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Bug#203019: dpkg: inconsistant spacing in Setting up lines



On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 10:10:23PM -0700, Blars Blarson wrote:
> Package: dpkg
> Version: 1.10.10
> Severity: minor
> 
> When installing packages with dselect, for some packages there is a
> blank line after the "Setting up" message, but not for others.  I'd
> prefer there not be the blank link, but think that being inconsistent
> is worse than always putting in the blank line.

The blank line is actually kind of useful if you know what it means: it
indicates that the package has a postinst script which is being run.
(The blank line is then output to make sure any output from the postinst
is separated from dpkg's next progress message.)

Cheers,

-- 
Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]



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