> Is there some secret mode in console-apt that makes it tell you what
> *other* packages it's going to upgrade or remove as a result of
> upgrading a particular package (because they're dependencies, or
> conflicts), like dselect does?
I don't think so.
I was thinking about filing a wishlist bug report against that, but just
haven't gotten around to do that...
> Also, is there any concept of `hold', since the help screen doesn't say.
The help screen in console-apt isn't very useful at all :-/
peter - http://www.softwolves.pp.se/
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