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Re: -src package standard: proposal #5 and #5a

On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 12:18:49PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
>> So, I think we just need to extend the category selection to allow
>> a "Select All of this category" switch.  We don't need to worry about
>> prev/curr, etc.
>IMO that won't solve the pebcak issue we are facing.
>Here's what I propose (temporary solution, long term is already documented
>in wishlist - single window instead of dialogs, and better internal model to
>allow easy coding.)
>Add a new screen, that lists all packages of the category "metapackage".
>Choose ONE of those before going to the main chooser screen, and that chosen
>metapackage forms an additional filter over the base and misc categories for
>defaulting packages to be installed.

I was thinking that we just needed a category "all" that could be
selected.  I don't think that adding YA window is the way to go.

You don't think that being able to select/deselect all of a package would
solve this?


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