[ Please don't Cc: public replies to me. ] Andreas Jellinghaus: > what about some flag for packages "has no use of it's own" ? > with more and more library packages, you don't need them unless > some application is useing them. when you are removeing tha last package, > that needed such a package, dselect could suggest to remove the package, too. Of course, it might be difficult for dpkg to know when a locally compiled program is using a library. I wouldn't do this in dselect. Instead, I'd offer a program to look for programs that use shared libraries, interpreters, and so on.
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