[arch-dev-public] Please stop the install message insanity

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 21 04:19:56 EDT 2008

Dan McGee schrieb:
> Wow, I got blasted today with an 88 package upgrade on one of my
> machines, and this one really stuck out:
> http://repos.archlinux.org/viewvc.cgi/lighttpd/trunk/lighttpd.install?revision=4866&view=markup
> I don't even know what is important anymore, so I just stopped reading
> as I'm sure most of our users do too.

The most annoying thing is that post_install messages are displayed 
post_upgrade (example: dnsmasq) or that a post_upgrade message that 
should be tied to a specific version is displayed every time.

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