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Re: Why does dpkg package depend on dselect?

Glenn McGrath <bug1@optushome.com.au> wrote:

> > > What about aptitude?  How long do we keep using dselect, anyway?


> Technically it shouldnt be a dependency, its a only a dependency to
> protect stupid people.
> If users _want_ to remove it they should be able to.

I completely agree with that. But I understood Lex's message (quoted
above) as "dselect is obsolete, when will it be removed from the
archive?", which stroke me a little bit.

> b.t.w. dselect is my prefered front end as well.

Yeah, all hail dselect! :)


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