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Re: Why does dpkg package depend on dselect?

Florent Rougon <florent.rougon@free.fr> wrote:
> 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 above) as "dselect is obsolete, when will it be removed from the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.

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.


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