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Re: SV: MATE 1.8 has now fully arrived in Debian

On 06/29/2014 05:21 PM, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> On Sb, 28 iun 14, 21:42:47, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
>> Andrei POPESCU dixit:
>>> Yes, I know everything in Debian is a package, but APT *is* the master
>>> of all packages :p
>> Wrong:
>> • dpkg (directly or via dselect) does not use APT’s system
>>   (well, not necessarily, anyway)
> You're not seriously suggesting dpkg would "sneak" a package on your 
> system behind your back, do you?

I believe he's only suggesting that having a package installed with a
Conflict: is harder to break (even by mistake) than just some apt
preferences, and that it's better to lock things at the level of dpkg
than at the level of apt, aptitude, deslect, synaptic or whatever. I by
the way agree.

I don't know where you've found the "dpkg would sneak" thing...

+1 for uploading systemd-must-die
+1 for keeping the name which is funny
+1 for a free beer for you, Thorsten, if you come to Portland :)


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