Re: Why does dpkg package depend on dselect?
Florent Rougon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Glenn McGrath <email@example.com> 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 above) as "dselect is obsolete, when will it be removed from the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.
That's what I meant -- aptitude has a better UI, and all the usual
features seem to be available in both. I didn't know anyone actually
preferred dselect, so never mind.