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Bug#33991: Automatic library install/deinstall

On Monday 1 March 1999, at 15 h 49, the keyboard of Simon Richter 
<richters@informatik.uni-muenchen.de> wrote:

> My suggestion on how to achieve this would be a new installation request:
> "Install if other packages depend on it, remove otherwise". This could be
> the default value for just about any package starting with lib*, because
> they seldom add functionality to the system by themselves. Of course, the
> user should be able to explicitly request installation.

Very bad idea (making it the default value). What about libraries which are 
used only by /usr/local/* stuff, thus not visible for dpkg?

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