[Bug 16953] Re: Aptitude: should accept both "Si" and "Sí" (when asking for confirmation)

Daniel Hartwig 16953 at bugs.launchpad.net
Fri Jan 13 13:28:57 UTC 2012

... or see apt-get's "YnPrompt" for an alternate (and very succinct)
solution using nl_langinfo(YESEXPR)

FYI the english version of this looks is "^[yY]", so matching any string
beginning with 'y'.

This is probably the preferred way to go since it would match apt-gets

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  Aptitude: should accept both "Si" and "Sí" (when asking for

Status in Ubuntu Server papercuts:
  Won't Fix
Status in “aptitude” package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress

Bug description:
  When I made a dist-upgrade today I had this message:

  WARNING: untrusted versions of the following packages will be installed!

  Untrusted packages could compromise your system's security.
  You should only proceed with the installation if you are certain that
  this is what you want to do.

  (..a list of packets...)

  Should I go ahead and install the packages anyway?
  To continue, enter "Sí"; to abort, enter "No": 

  It doesn't work! I typed Si, S, Yes, Y... it doesn't work anyway...

  It works fine with apt-get.

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