Re: dselect survey
Op wo, 15-12-2004 te 05:57 -0600, schreef Marcelo E. Magallon:
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 10:20:09AM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> > > The other problem with aptitude is touted as a design feature: it
> > > tends to be all-or-nothing. Either you use it always or you don't
> > > (automatic removal thingie). This becomes a problem when multiple
> > > persons use different interfaces for adding and removing packages
> > > to the system.
> > You exaggerate.
> I do not. I've seen aptitude remove "unwanted" packages more than a
> couple of times because of this.
> It's a cool feature, yes. It's also a design bug.
ACK. I very much prefer the way debfoster handles this: if there are
new, unknown packages on the system, it will ask, rather than assume,
whether a package is wanted or not. And will only do this for packages
that are not depended upon; so if you ever remove a package, it will ask
about its dependencies again.
This is far better than a program which tries to figure it all out
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