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Re: Bug#317430: ITP: apt-history -- logs the changes when installing

Hallo Eduard,

* Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> [2005-07-09 13:44]:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * Nico Golde [Sat, Jul 09 2005, 01:12:24PM]:
> > > Coreutils is required. Why is the ability to do something without it an
> > > advantage?
> > 
> > You can do almost every thing with with tools like, grep,
> > sed, awk etc. but in my opinion this should be so easy as
> > possible to everyone. Not everybody is familiar with grep
> > etc. but apt-history show should be no problem.
> a) a system administrator has to be familiar with grep (don't throw in
> FUD like "awk, etc.", those are tools for people that like them).
> Learning grep's usage for this purpose is not much more complicated than
> learning apt-history's usage.

I don't talk about real administrators, I talk about users
with su permissions.

> b) it is a problem for _everyone_ if you create a _new_ package, which
> eats up disk space with its meta data and kills apt's performance for no
> good reason

Ok it seems that I am the only one interrested in this
package. I will close the bug.
Thanks for your help!
Regards Nico
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