Re: I hate dselect
Kent West <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> So following another suggestion on this list, I went into dselect
> and tried to put some stuff on Hold. Only thing is, dselect's
> "Select" option sucks! sucks! sucks!
> Maybe if I spent a few weeks learning all the nuances of dselect
> I could figure out how to work it, but the help screens indicated
> that I could just select something like "Required Updated
> Packages" and put that on Hold. But then dependency screens came
> up, so as per the help screens, I pressed "R" to restore things
> to the way they were, then I pressed "X" to exit and abandon all
> changes. But when I went to the "Install" option to try the full
> download again, all of a sudden the size of my download doubled.
> From there it just went downhill.
Well, what I do is put the the stuff on hold, when it throws me
into the conflict resolution screen, I put all THAT stuff
on hold too. Then continue on.