dpkg-reconfigure xserver unable to quit

John dingo at coco2.arach.net.au
Wed Nov 17 11:19:13 UTC 2004

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto wrote:
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> Will Backman wrote:
> | Warty-PPC
> | If I use dpkg-reconfigure to reconfigure the xserver, I don't see a way
> | to cancel before it writes the changes.  Ctl+c didn't work either.
> The option to backup and stop is disabled because the way to configure
> X is so complex that implementing this feature would mean a complete
> rewrite of that code and iirc there was one step that stopped me completely
> in doing so due to breaking compatibility with older implementations,
> making partial upgrades very very difficult to handle.

I am fresh from wanting  to cancel the wretched thing. It was all sorts 
of questions I could not reasonable be expected to answer.

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