Re: Punctuation characters in Debian packaging
The Wanderer writes ("Re: Punctuation characters in Debian packaging"):
> On 11/04/2014 at 12:12 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > apt-get seems to prefer actual package names to ones resulting from
> > stripping `+' (which is also IMO a bug).
> Can you explain why this would be considered a bug? It seems to produce
> the desired behavior in every case I've been able to think of so far.
apt's interpretation of ordinary command lines should not depend on
the (non-)existence of particular packages.
If it does, then it is not possible to reliably unparse the command