also sprach David Stanaway <email@example.com> [2002.05.11.0904 +0200]: > Since the last time you hit _ in dselect maybe. > > dstanawa@ciderbox:~$ dpkg --get-selections |grep purge > aptitude purge > dstanawa@ciderbox:~$ sudo dpkg --purge aptitude > (Reading database ... 98668 files and directories currently installed.) > Removing aptitude ... > Purging configuration files for aptitude ... > dstanawa@ciderbox:~$ dpkg --get-selections |grep purge > dstanawa@ciderbox:~$ > > So it is purges that are pending (Hence: dpkg --pending --purge which is > run by dselect). yeah, that makes sense. i never have non-purged software around. my bad. in any case, my suggestion, to grep -v "deinstall" would cope with that just fine ;) -- martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.) \____ echo mailto: !#^."<*>"|tr "<*> mailto:" net@madduck ever stop to think, and forget to start again?
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