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Re: Why does dpkg package depend on dselect?

On 08-Aug-2002 Florent Rougon wrote:
> Lex Spoon <lex@cc.gatech.edu> wrote:
>> What about aptitude?  How long do we keep using dselect, anyway?
> Lots if people like dselect a lot (including myself), it is maintained,
> so why do you want to remove it?

indeed, I trust dselect.  None of the apt frontends have appeared stable or as
full featured.

>> Also, isn't there some debian-base package around that everyone has?
>> That could be modified to depend on dselect (or maybe (dselect|aptitude)....
> How would it be better than the current solution?

no there is not a package you can be 100% someone has installed.

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