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Re: Uninstallable Packages



On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 05:34:03PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> 
> > > I'm experimenting with a script to work out whether packages are
> > > installable or not. I figured the world at large might be interested in
> > > some of the results.
> Aj.. You do know that APT has included such a function for quite some time
> now,
> apt-cache unmet -i

This doesn't appear to check conflicts though? (It also seems to require
some hacking to get it to /just/ base its conclusions on the Packages
file; and looking at the apt source confused me)

Cheers,
aj

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