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Re: How do I trace aptitude dependencies?

Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> writes:

> I recommend to always do an upgrade before doing a dist-upgrade (or
> install of something pulling in 200mb). The upgrade will never install
> new or remove packages so it is save. It usualy reduces the number of
> packages to something where the search algorithm doesn't go wrong.

This is what I used to do as well, but it doesn't seem to be working that
way any more.  upgrade (and safe-upgrade) was pulling in a bunch of new
packages due to devscripts's Recommends.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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