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Re: Is this really the right thing to do?

Previously Mitch Blevins wrote:
> One problem with auto-deinstallation of support packages is that
> you may have other packages that also use the same support package.
> You would have to grep the dependency database to  ensure you
> weren't removing a library/package that was used elsewhere.
> Even then, you may have programs in /usr/local that are not tracked
> by dpkg and need one of those libraries.

Go to http://www.debian.org/~wakkerma/, grab the latest apt-design
text from there and read section 5.2 . I think that covers what
you are looking for. If not I'ld like to know what you want to
see different and why.


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