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Re: Bug#285768: dselect survey

On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 01:53:20PM -0500, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 December 2004 09:01 am, Simon Richter wrote:
> > aptitude could be taught to have "auto-installed" being Yes,No or
> > Unknown. Whenever a package that is in "Unknown" state could be removed
> > if it were only installed as a dependency, aptitude should list them in
> > the "actions to be performed" view as being still installed and unknown
> > whether they can be removed. Until I make a decision (which I am not
> > forced to do at this moment) the package would reappear in this list
> > everytime it could be deinstalled (i.e. until another package depending
> > on it is installed or a decision is made).
>   It seems like "Unknown" would just be a synonym for "No", right?

Uh, yes. I think.

You may want to explain that a bit more.

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