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Re: colour-ls showing up in dselect

Guy Maor <maor@ece.utexas.edu> writes:
> Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:
> > I suspect that dpkg-ftp is doing something wrong with available
> > packages info.
> dpkg-ftp is doing --merge-avail to add all the Packages files it
> downloads.  That's why the unavailable packages never go away.
> Perhaps it should prompt you first if you want to clear available
> package info and then do a --clear-avail?  Andy?

I am planning to do something - but do you know the difference between
--merge-avail and --update-avail?

Prompting for a --clear-avail makes sense.


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