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Re: missing packages

On Wednesday, March 08, 2006 7:53 AM, Wolfgang Lonien <wolfgang@lonien.de>
> I did an 'apt-cache stats' today, and it was very nice to see that we
> have 17519 packages total.
> 3635 packages are "missing", however. An 'apt-cache unmet | grep -c
> "unmet dep:" brings out 662 packages with unmet dependencies;
> 'apt-cache -i unmet | grep -c "unmet dep:" shows 219 of them as
> "important".

My results (i386) are different from yours, but within the same order of

fwiw, only about half of that 600-odd are strictly dependencies; the other
half are Suggests or Recommends.

> Hmmm. That looks like a lot of work. But where to start? And who does
> that? The QA team?




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