On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 9:22 AM, Jim Hall <jh...@freedos.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 4:21 AM, King InuYasha <ngomp...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Instead of asking for it to remove the sources each time a package is
> > installed, why not tally it all up and as the last step, users can select
> if
> > they want sources or not, and if they do, they can select which ones they
> > want, with an option to select them all. This is a much better user
> > experience than requiring the user to be there throughout the entire
> install
> > process.
> >
> I guess I was assuming the install program would ask at the beginning
> of the install if you wanted to have sources installed too. So it
> wouldn't be a per-package option (for the distro installer) but a
> global one. That way, once you have set up your target directory,
> chosen the disk sets you want to install, and whether/not you want
> source code, the installer would pretty much run unattended.
> Of course, the standalone fdpkg program should have a command-line
> option so if you're installing a single package afterwards, you should
> always be able to specify if you want to keep source code.
> -jh

That works just as well, probably preferable to doing it at the end.
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