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Bug#599194: release-notes: section "sufficient-space" should use apt-get, not aptitude

On Tue, Oct  5, 2010 at 09:34:44 -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:

> I tested and found that apt-get, when doing a dry run, does not list the
> space to be used or the size of the packages to be downloaded.  Can you
> provide an apt-get invocation that will give us this information
> non-interactively (i.e., without having to tell apt 'no' at the end to avoid
> beginning the upgrade at this stage)?
Damn, you're right, I should have checked.

apt-get -o APT::Get::Trivial-Only=true dist-upgrade
seems to give the info and give up without asking the question, I don't
know if that's an acceptable solution?


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