Re: apt-get install sysvinit-core removes gnome?
On 16/10/14 12:20, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
Apitude, too, *really* likes to choose 500 deletions rather than upgrading
even a single package to a version with slightly-lower priority (as defined
in /etc/apt/pref*), but at least you can tell it to try harder. :-/
I got sick of "remove half the planet" being the first suggested option,
so added a configuration fragment to /etc/apt/apt.conf.d that gets a
behaviour I find more reasonable:
mormegil@cocytus:~$ cat /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/00dontbeanidiot
SolutionCost "priority, removals, canceled-actions";
(Yes, the choice of filename does reflect a certain amount of...
*grouchiness* on my part regarding the default behaviour of the aptitude
interactive dependency resolver. This is a home system; if I was writing
this up as a general-purpose article I'd give it a less loaded name.)