Re: feedback on jablicator: package choice sharing tool
On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 09:07:46PM -0700, Jeff Breidenbach wrote:
> I just wrote "jablicator" , which is a tool to help novice Debian
> administrators leech off of more experienced administrators.
> 0: General reactions? Would anyone consider using this tool?
> 1: Does some other Debian package already have this functionality?
The easy way to do it is to use dpkg --get-selections to create a text
file package list, and dpkg --set-selections to set it, before doing
an appropriate apt/dpkg command to update to the selected list (apt-get
Cool name, though. Don't change that, whatever else you may end up changing.
It'd be good to be able to create something like a commented version of
the output from dpkg --get-selections so that you could say why you've
purged lynx and added w3m-ssl, for example.
Nick Phillips -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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