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Re: tasksel problem

On Thu, 13 Jul 2000, Joey Hess wrote:

> Then it goes and runs apt-get -f. Apt wakes up, looks around, notices two
> conflicting mail servers are marked for install. Notices exim is Important
> and is depended on by a load of other stuff. Pre-emptively decides not to
> install the other mail server.

If you select two packages that provide the same thing but mutually
conflict APT will indeed automatically select the package with the higher
score based on the internal scoring mechanism. That pretty much means
important wins for your case.

There isn't much else to be done, if you want one in particular then don't
select both..


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