Re: etch netinst tasksel "standard system" (was Re: RAID1 Boot Partition)
On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 03:59:27PM -0800, Ken Irving <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> Browsing the source, /usr/bin/tasksel, shows that selecting "standard
> system" ends up running aptitude with a set of search selectors,
> something like:
> aptitude --without-recommends -y install ~pstandard ~prequired ~pimportant
> The ~p search term matches the package priority information, and
> apparently all search terms must match (i.e., there's an implicit 'and'
> between them).
When the search terms are separate arguments, they're handled
separately; first all packages in standard are installed, then all
packages in required, and finally all packages in important. An
implicit 'and' would result in nothing at all being installed, since no
package has more than one priority!