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From: Karl Trygve Kalleberg <karltk@×××××××.no>
To: gentoo-dev@××××××××××.org
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] gpm & mozilla bugs -- Suggestion for Portage extensions
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 14:29:57
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] gpm & mozilla bugs -- Suggestion for Portage extensions by Mikael Hallendal
1 On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 03:46:24PM +0200, Mikael Hallendal wrote:
2 > Hmm .. this system sounds awkward to me. Daniel had some idea about some
3 > post-inst-message system, that queued up all post-inst-messages and
4 > showed the user in the end, when emerge is finished with all packages.
5 >
6 > This might be a good way and sounds (too me) better then a
7 > notices-system.
9 What I don't like about that is that if you don't manually cut'n'paste the
10 instructions into a save file somewhere, they are lost for posterity if
11 you close the terminal they were printed in.
13 The only way to get the message back would be to do a new emerge with the
14 exact same conditions, which is, in practice, hopeless.
17 Karl T