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Re: APT 0.7 for sid



On Monday 11 June 2007 04:17, Steve Langasek wrote:
> aptitude is priority: important, and while it's not used in the
> installer or mentioned in the installation manual (AFAIK),

Although no installer components use aptitude directly, tasksel - which is 
called during almost all installations - does use it.

The installation guide mentions aptitude in various places, for example:
http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.i386/ch06s03.html#di-install-software

> it has been 
> the recommended upgrade path for two releases now, with its Recommends:
> handling being a major reason for this.  I'd be surprised if there
> weren't at least *some* users switching to it as a result.

That much is correct :-)

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