Re: should we recommend apt-get or aptitude?
On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 08:31:31AM -0800, Daniel Burrows <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> 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.
Er, to be a little more clear: I would go with what the people who are
running the upgrade tests say.