[Debconf-devel] Bug#922279: debconf: Can't select long choices in dialog (whiptail) multiselect

Kevin Locke kevin at kevinlocke.name
Thu Feb 14 16:44:46 GMT 2019

On Thu, 2019-02-14 at 13:52 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 10:51:17PM -0700, Kevin Locke wrote:
>> The problem is that the ellipsized choice text can't be mapped back
>> to the choice value.  I have attached a patch which adds this
>> mapping.
> Oh dear.  Thanks - but doesn't Debconf::Element::Dialog::Select have
> an analogous problem?

Yes indeed.  Good catch.  Here's an updated patch which fixes both.

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