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Re: Install

On 15-Jun-02, 18:00 (CDT), Daniel Burrows <dnb114@psu.edu> wrote: 
> On Sat, Jun 15, 2002 at 02:15:21PM -0500, Steve Greenland <steveg@moregruel.net> was heard to say:
> > I think aptitude in its present state is significantly more useful than
> > dpkg in its, and while Daniel says there's things dselect can do that
> > aptitude can't, I apparently don't use them, and don't miss them (I
> > suspect it's in the area of handling certain types of package sources,
> > rather than UI issues.)
>   Just for clarification: the major missing feature in aptitude is a
> decent missing-dependency resolution screen.

Ah, yes. Well, whatever you do, don't copy dselect's method of listing
all the dependency issues in one big list, with no clear way of
distingiushing which package needs what.


Steve Greenland

    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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