Re: should we recommend apt-get or aptitude?
On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 03:03:34PM +0100, Giovanni Rapagnani <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> what is your opinion about this question: should we recommend apt-get or
> aptitude in the release-notes ?
> I ask that because it seems that apt performs better than aptitude at the
> moment. Maybe, Daniel, you are aware of some issue with aptitude that
> would not make it the preferred choice for upgrading for this release ?
I don't know how either program works on an etch -> lenny upgrade
because I haven't tried. I think that aptitude is a better choice
overall, but I don't know how it behaves in this particular case.