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

Amanai amanai at freenet.de
Tue Jul 29 18:58:16 EDT 2008

I think you are wrong. I am using MC, because of old days ;) This message  
 from 7z gave me a new idea! I don't use much p7z (never i think) but a lot  
MC. If you don't know you don't search for it in a wiki. See, this is  
education! I like those tool tips :)

On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 14:56:52 -0700, Aaron Schaefer <aaron at elasticdog.com>  

> I don't have a lot to offer as fas as suggestions on implementation,
> but did want to say that I too find the over use of install messages
> to be annoying, and it really should only show up on a first
> installation of the particular version of software it applies too.  If
> it could be referenced later, that would be nice, but it doesn't need
> to be there every time.
> One in particular that stood out for me on a recent upgrade was p7zip's  
> message:
> :: In order to use p7zip with mc:
> :: Add u7z to /usr/share/mc/extfs/extfs.ini
> :: and add the following to /usr/share/mc/mc.ext:
> ::
> :: regex/\.(7z|7Z)$
> ::      View=%view{ascii} 7za l %f
> ::      Open=%cd %p#u7z
> I do not have mc installed, nor do I think this should be in an
> installation message even if I did.  If you think it's important, or a
> good tip for other people, put stuff like that in the wiki.  Anyway,
> that's just my $0.02
> --
> Aaron "ElasticDog" Schaefer

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