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Re: Deselect issues(was R: Is `.deb' still better than `.rpm'?)

Brian K Servis <servis@ecn.purdue.edu> writes:

> Paul Christenson writes:
> >
> >On Wed, 13 Nov 1996, Mark Carroll wrote:
> >
> >My only complaint is that it autoinstalls updated packages.  There have
> >been a number of times that I wanted to grab one new package via ftp
> >install, and came up with 10 megs of updated packages.  (Not bad at work,
> >but can be annoying on a 28.8 connection.)
> >
> >
> >Paul
> >
> Here, here...I second this.  I know you can confirm what to get but
> maybe there should be single question to overide this default behavior
> or something.  My $.02.

I am a little confused here - dpkg-ftp prompts you if it should get
all the new packages marked for installation or if it should prompt
for each one separately.   What more do you want?  Should the
questions be worded better?


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