[vbox-dev] virtualbox should give a more meaningful message when an outdated ext-pack is installed

Бранко Мајић branko at majic.rs
Thu Feb 9 08:13:45 GMT 2017

On Thu, 2 Feb 2017 22:31:24 +0000 (UTC)
Gianfranco Costamagna <costamagnagianfranco at yahoo.it> wrote:

> Hello Larry
> >Is not the "please make sure you have terminated all VMs and
> >upgraded any   
> >extension packs" message sufficient?  
> I'm really not sure, unfortunately people are complaining about this,
> and I don't have any easy solution.
> Changing the colour, increasing the font size, I don't know how much
> can we force people in reading the error message :(
> G.

Hm... How about those notices that at least Debian shows prior to
actual package upgrade? I saw those quite a number of times in cases
where some breaking change was introduced. In particular the upgrade of
ca-certificates package will often trigger the screen being presented.

Best regards

You might be doing something close enough already, just can't recall
exactly at this point :)

Branko Majic
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Бранко Мајић
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