Re: apt-findremovable v0.1 (initial release)
On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 01:50:59PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Oct 2006, Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> > On Wed, 04 Oct 2006 18:07:02 +0700, Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >> Some of us are partial to apt-get and would appreciate
> > >> apt-findremovable.
> > > I would rather appreciate that apt-get and aptitude share the information
> > > of which packages have been explicitely installed and which have been
> > > automatically installed.
> > Why not just stop using apt-get? aptitude can do everything the same as
> > apt-get and even supports the same command line parameters.
> Because "aptitude dist-upgrade" didn't work for upgrading my sarge
> desktop to etch... it was unable to compute a solution while apt-get did
> just fine. And this even if I tried to help him by indicating which
> packages to remove and which packages to install.
Interesting... here, it tends to be the contrary. apt-get wants to
install a whole lot of packages on dist-upgrade, while aptitude is able
to pull the minimum required.