Re: Release Critical Bugs List
Joseph Carter <email@example.com> writes:
> dselect with apt not supporting purge breaks dselect. It's important
> because when apt removes the package, it tells dselect that's what you
> REALLY wanted to do. In order to purge you must remove, find the removed
> package and tell dselect to purge, then run dpkg --pending --remove but NOT
> apt. This bug is fairly important because it's going to confuse the hell
> out of people, and it's probably not terribly hard to fix.
Just for the record, the easy workaround to cope with this is to go
into dselect, chose [s]elect, hit spacebar, I, O, O, o, and then page
down until you get to the separate list of packages that have been
removed but not purged, re-purge them, hit Enter, then chose remove.