Re: Why apt-get is not a proper software search engine
Peter Samuelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Or popularity-contest could be enhanced to note auto-installed
> packages. Now that aptitude is gaining traction (particularly in
> command-line mode - I guess people have been using it in full-screen
> mode for awhile), the aptitude auto-install flag probably actually
> means something for a good % of popcon participants.
> Come to think of it, that's a good wishlist bug for popcon anyway.
I'm still using apt-get rather than aptitude because apt-get seems subtly
but noticably faster. But I *am* using debfoster, which lets you get at
some similar information. Maybe popularity-contest should pay attention
to that as well?
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>