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Re: [Fwd: major problem with gnome-games dependency]

On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 04:25:05PM +1000, Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org> was heard to say:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 03:13:30AM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> >   Do not forget, though, that with aptitude becoming the prefered tool
> >   for package management (over plain apt-get), this is no longer true.
> >   "aptitude install gnome" will mark all of its dependencies as "auto",
> >   i.e. just installed because of a dependency. Which means that
> >   "aptitude remove gnome" will want to remove all the dependencies _for
> >   real_, unless they have been previously marked as "noauto" by hand.
> What will "aptitude remove gnome-games" do?  Remove gnome, leaving the deps
> behind, or remove gnome and then remove it's deps because they're auto?

  It'll remove both gnome and its dependencies (assuming nothing else
depends on them).


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