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Re: Why is dselect part of dpkg?

Previously Ben Collins wrote:
> The answer is very simple. Provide a way so that upgrades to a split
> dpkg/dselect will not break for people who are already using dselect
> Remember they may be using dselect during this upgrade, and making dpkg
> pre-dep on this new dselect package is not an option, else you will not be
> able to remove dselect.

Actually there is a simple solution for that, but that forces you to
have dselect installed for the next 2 releases anyway so it won't help
you until then.


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