Bug#33991: Automatic library install/deinstall
On Monday 1 March 1999, at 15 h 49, the keyboard of Simon Richter
> 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?