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Re: apt (intentionally?) brain dead?

On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 15:09 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 01:04:59PM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 00:13 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> > > 
> > > Again: Is it brain dead software or a feature?
> > > 
> > > Or what did I miss?
> > 
> > Try without --simulate, 
> Sure. And risk that apt will remove essential packages? ... :) Apt
> being removing stuff is a well-known behavior currently in unstable
> Debian, 

Without asking for confirmation first? That's news to me, definitely
hasn't done that here. Ever. If you explicitly tell it not to ask first,

> so clearly, Michel, with all due respect: No way. :)

So you don't want to see for yourself that there's no problem with apt
but instead with the packages you're trying to install. Fine. But please
save yourself and everybody else some precious time and spare us your
pointless rants. Thanks.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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