Re: Mirrors et al.
On Wed, 1 May 1996 LeBlanc@mcc.ac.uk wrote:
> One irritating feature of dselect as it is at the moment is this:
> if I start dselect and add only one or two packages, it prints the
> entire list of packages on my screen, one by one, along with the
> 'skipping deselected package foo', or 'package bar is already installed'
> messages. I would like to see these messages omitted, at least by
Having dselect going through all the packages even when you're adding one
or two is especially annoying when you're getting Debian from a
CD-ROM. Because then it takes something like 2-3 mins even if you're adding
only one package. That's basically what made me stop using dselect.