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Re: dselect vs apt-get

On Thu, 2002-08-22 at 10:27, Aurelio Turco wrote:
> But does not dselect call apt-get anyway?

Not quite :) see apt-get dselect-upgrade
> Should one use dselect for all package adding/
> removing, to avoid having apt-get work at
> cross-purposes to dselect?
> Any clarifications would be much appreciated.

As i said in the release notes, dselect makes more sensible decisions
about packages compared to apt-get dist-upgrade which might have
terrible terrible consequences in some situations.

Of course if you know what you are doing you can do whatever you want :)

Rob 'robster' Bradford
Founder: http://www.debianplanet.org/
Developer: http://www.debian.org/
Monkey with keyboard: http://www.robster.org.uk/

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