Re: testing is broken
Michael Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> You know, the root of *many* of the problems people are having is that
> apt just doesn't handle some stuff well. It doesn't do suggests in a
> helpful manner. It doesn't always handle recommends in a helpful manner.
Optional things like suggests and recommends are not done at all;
that's its chief shortcoming.
But dselect does them *even worse*. It will for example declare
*conflicts* because A suggests B, B conflicts with C, and I want to
install A and C.