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Re: Tasks policy

On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 11:42:49AM -0400, Mark Eichin wrote:
> err, does this break the use of tasks with apt-get later on?  I've
> found it very useful to do (for example) "apt-get install task-x-window-system"
> after getting a machine otherwise working (in particular, that's the
> easy way to go to xf4 - install 2.2, then point to testing, then
> apt-get install task-x-window-system which pulls in the right things from
> testing...) 

My thought was that apt and dselect would be taught to recognise
Tasks: as a new type of dependency header, similar to Depends,
Recommends and Suggests, but with slightly different rules.



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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