Re: proposed changes to debian-faq
Holger Wansing wrote:
> So I have changed that into
> "the program can be run without the data itself, making `foo-data' optional."
> That brought me to this part:
> "If you use <prgn>aptitude</prgn> (see <ref
> id="aptitude">) as your package management tool it will, however,
> track automatically installed packages and remove them when no
> packages remain that need them in your system."
> This is no longer true strictly spoken, since apt now also provides this
> feature (see 'apt-get autoremove').
> So I have changed this into:
> However, if you use <prgn>apt-get</prgn>
> (see <ref id="apt-get">) or <prgn>aptitude</prgn> (see <ref id="aptitude">)
> as your package management tool, they will
> track automatically installed packages and give the possibility to
> remove them, when no packages needing them remain in your system.
That all looks good.
JBR with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package