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Re: dselect

On Apr 11, Rick wrote
> I sent this a few days ago but got no answer.
> Does anybody know how to clear dselect status?  I used hold to select only
> the bo pkgs I wanted to install thinking I could reset the suggested status. 
> But it don't work.  How do I reset the pkgs to the suggested state?  I tried
> renaming the status files but dselect just crashed.

Huh? Do you mean 'Unhold' doesn't work? It certainly works for me.

If you really want to do it using dpkg, have a look at '--set-selections'
Safer than playing with the status file directly.


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