Re: Debian Hurd package
Not to bother with this, but I believe this discussion should be happening in
a wishlist bug on the BTS.
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 10:55:59PM +0200, Marco Gerards wrote:
> Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
> > On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 08:59:12PM +0200, Marco Gerards wrote:
> > > - Can you show the user a dialog when configuring the Hurd package so
> > > the user can choose if he wants to use the old or new console?
> > No way. Dialog boxes at installation time are evil in general, but that's
> > just one reason. The new console should just be the default when it can be.
> > We don't need more testers of what works reasonably well already, but new
> > features that allow it to work with X.
> But what do you want for now? The current status is that people don't
> know about the new console and that X doesn't work with it. Do you
> want debian to wait until it works with X?
> I am willing to work on the console to make it work with X, but I
> can't do that soon.
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thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
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