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Re: Proposing task-debian

Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:
> debfoster does not do what I described, as you can see by its description.

I use it on my system for precisely that, only I don't limit it to just task

> How does this allow you to remove a task package in an intuitive way?  That
> is what this discussion was about.

debfoster task-foo
[ wait while task-foo and its dependencies are installed ]

debfoster task-foo-
[ wait while task-foo is removed ]

Debfoster then asks:
Do you want to keep libfoo1? [Y/n]
Do you want to keep foo? [Y/n]

Alternatively, you can remove task-foo however you like and then run debfoster
with no arguments to get the same result.

Isn't that the kind of thing you're after?
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