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Easy removal of tasks (was Re: Proposing task-debian)

On Wednesday 02 May 2001 13:51, Simon Law wrote:
> 	apt-get install { <task-name>-remove }
> which happens to be REALLY ugly.  Better to have apt-get support
> task-removals.  For example:
> 	apt-get remove --remove-task [--purge] { <task-name> }
> Simon

I think Roland's suggestion[1] of a new Installed-by: field in the apt 
database is much cleaner, and could be used later on to make removing package 
groups much simpler.

[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-0105/msg00082.html

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