Re: Why 2 inconsistent package managers frontents?
On Mon, 19 Jun 2000, Craig Sanders wrote:
> i find it useful to be able to use the '-u' argument to
> apt-get, so i can see *exactly* which packages are going to be
> installed/upgraded/removed before i type Y and hit enter.
in /etc/apt/apt.conf. From the man page:
The contents of this variable is passed to apt-
get(8) as command line options when it is run for
the install phase.
Or maybe you could use
And then you can turn it off using a command line option like -u- or maybe
--no-u or possibly --disable-show-upgraded.
Yes, there are far too many settable settings in APT ..