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Re: APT [was Re: Is this really the right thing to do?]

Previously Jiri Baum wrote:
> Sorry, I meant, show the list of automatically-removed packages (ie, those
> which were installed to satisfy a dependency, and are now being removed
> because that dependency no longer exists).

Ie you want to filter on the auto-flag as well.

> Say, if you decide to uninstall man2html, one of the packages on the list
> might be apache. Which, likely as not, you actually want to keep.

Sounds more like you want an extra dialog telling you which packages will
be automatically removed before starting the update.

> Some people have slow and/or expensive net links.

I know, I'm one of them on both counts.


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