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Re: packages fetching tools

Bruce Sass <bsass@edmc.net> writes:

> On Sun, 25 Jul 2004, Nathaniel W. Turner wrote:
>>> Since people keep telling us that apt-get is braindead, and that
>>> aptitude does a better job, I tried that too, with similarly scary
>>> results.  Since aptitude's output is more compact, I include it here.
>> In my experience, aptitude has its own set of problems.  Alas, nothing is
>> perfect.
> Don't forget about dselect.  If the APT tools are not giving you enough
> control then maybe dselect will, especially if you don't use the apt
> method for fetching packages.

If aptitude can't do it right, dselect surely won't do the right

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