Re: 'unsupported packages' (was Re: uugetty?)
On Tue, 14 May 1996, Craig Sanders wrote:
Morning Craig and all the others here ! 8-)
> Yep, that's why any 'unsupported' directory would have to be clearly marked
> Something like:
> **** WARNING ********* WARNING ********* WARNING ********** WARNING ****
> * *
> * These packages are unsupported. That means: *
> * *
> * USE AT YOUR OWN RISK (like the rest of Debian but even more so) *
That's a great idea !!!
> ought to do it :-)
Absolutely. If Bruce finds some time the dpkg and dselect ought also be
modified to show up a small "WARNING" message.
> If the 'Maintainer:' field in debian.control was 'UNSUPPORTED', then the
> bug tracking system could then be modified to send a form letter back
> for any bug report on an unsupported package saying "you might get some
> help from other users but don't count on it"
Great idea ! Any comments ?
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