Re: 'apt-get dist-upgrade' tries to install unneeded packages
Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 01:39:34PM -0700, Corey Hickey wrote:
>> I have my system fully updated right now. When I run 'apt-get
>> upgrade', no packages are ready to install or held back because of
>> dependencies. When I run 'apt-get dist-upgrade', though, I get a
>> list of 73 packages that are to be installed.
> Maybe dist-upgrade tries to satisfy recommends?
Good idea, but it doesn't appear to be what's happening here. To be
sure, I just removed a package: gimp-gnomevfs, recommended by gimp. The
list of packages dist-upgrade tries to install is unchanged;
gimp-gnomevfs isn't there.