setup installs packages without displaying it

Gerrit P. Haase
Sat Nov 26 06:20:00 GMT 2005

Brian Dessent wrote:
> "Gerrit P. Haase" wrote:
>>be nice.  And maybe make it optional, that is not checked by default.

> In the vast majority of cases continuing with missing dependencies is
> the wrong thing to do, so why should it be the default?  Why should the
> default reflect a use case that is only used by people attempting very
> specific things under extraordinary circumstances?

Previously there was no nag.  I deslected some important package and
was lost.  Now a hint is displayed, one could tell the user: "There
are important packages missing in your selection, do you really want
to be that stupid?  To add these packages automatically hit the box

That would be nice.  Now I must uncheck the box or fake package.db
or like that.  It is as annoying as it is to be forced to
always uncheck the "put shortcut icon on desktop" checkbox, though
I have this shortcut already.


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