Stefan Gybas wrote on Wed Jun 13, 2001 um 10:37:36AM:
> - pppoe
Please the lattest version, 3.0-2
> - libapache-mod-ssl (non-US)
Either we leave "apache-ssl" here, or we take "apache" and additional
"libapache-mod-ssl" - which alternative does work better?
> - zip (why was it removed from v3 to v4?)
There is zip-crypt that provides zip, "apt-get install zip" would
resolve this automaticaly.
> - java-compiler-dummy (if not included, we can remove java-common)
> - java-virtual-machine-dummy
Would it make any sense to install kaffe?
> - grub
> - coldsync
Apropos Pilot stuff, since pilot-still is already included there should
be "jpilot" too.
> - pcmcia-modules-2.2.19* from potato-proposed-updates (required by
These would make kernel-image-2.2.18* obsolete, wouldn't it?
> - ssh 2.5.2p2 (non-US, instead of the included 2.2.0)
> - dpkg 1.9.6 (or better 1.9.9 from unstable)
If you wish, but don't take dpkg-dev 1.9.9, it has important bugs
> - mozilla 0.9.1 (M18 is from Sep 2000!) 
But which one? mozilla-cvs (0.9.1) from
deb http://www.debian.or.jp/~kitame/mozilla/ ./
did work quite good for me now.
> - libc6 now uses /etc/locale-gen, this should be in base.tgz and configured
> to build at lease de_DE
ACK. Some European locales should be enabled too.
> - I got some requests by dpkg about changes config files (sorry, don't
> remember which), this IMHO causes confusion to new users
Hm, I didn't...
> - libterm-stool-perl is not installed so the Slang frontend does not work
> Suggested solution: Put libterm-stool-perl in our base.tgz or change
> debconf's dependencies
I prefer the first solution.
> - There is an X11 configuration in base (anXoius) and and xserver-xfree86
> (XFree 4.0.3). But I'll guess there's nothing we can do about this if we
> want to include XFree 3.3.6 servers.
Is there any way to restart apt-get from a postinst/preinst script, or
to restart it immediately after the installation with specified options?
I imagine a debconf dialog box asking:
- Configure and install XFree 3.3.6 now?
- Configure and install XFree 4.0.x now?
The first option would install the current task-x-window-system (with
anXious configuration), the other one would install the XFree-4.x
>  Are you really suggesting to include Mozilla M18 (released September 2000)
> instead of Netscape 4.77? If we include Mozilla, we should use 0.9.1,
> I think there was an announcemant on debian-devel about an unoffical
> package recently. I think we should include both: Mozilla is not
> yet usable for most web sites, like online banking.
Hm. Another idea could be Opera, but it is evil non-free payware and
should not be included on Debian CDs - not yet.
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