Re: Bits from the dpkg team
On 03/26/2010 01:49 AM, Guillem Jover wrote:
We are planning to split dselect from the dpkg source tree in the
nearish future, once libdpkg API has stabilized a bit. It's currently
in maintenance mode and needs someone who cares and actually use the
I know quite a number of people who are using dselect and who actually
pinned dpkg in order to be to prevent breakage.
The current status is not good.
Maybe I'm just a odd Debian Oldtimer, but so far I haven't seen anything
that could really replace dselect in terms of ease of use and ability to
run on a console over slow lines. Especially if you quickly want to see
which new packages entered the distribution, which changed and which you
have pinned due to various conflicts and problems that appear when