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Bug#328784: Give warnings during preconfigure, not during install



reassign 328784 kernel-package
thanks

On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 03:23:50PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 02:45:40PM +0200, Bas Wijnen wrote:
> > Package: linux-image-2.6-686
> > Version: 2.6.12-6
> > Severity: wishlist
> > 
> > When installing/upgrading a lot of packages, it is extremely annoying if the
> > installation waits for a key.  Just after downloading, at preconfigure, this
> > is normal, as other questions are asked at that time as well.  However, the
> > linux package warns at postinst about replacing a kernel of the same version
> > (and perhaps other things, I didn't check).  I would prefer if this was moved
> > to the preconfigure stage.
> 
> Well, the solution to this one is a proper debconf'ification of the
> kernel-package provided rules. I am not sure if kernel-package can be adapted,
> or as other say, should be fully rewritten or something such though.

I am reassigning this to kernel-package for Manoj's consideration.

-- 
Horms



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