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

Paul Mattal paul at mattal.com
Mon Jul 21 17:23:17 EDT 2008

Thomas Bächler wrote:
> 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.


Thanks for pointing that out. I changed this to a post_install in 
dnsmasq 2.43-2, not post_upgrade, since this one you have to read the 
first time and not thereafter.

- P

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