Installing xlibs wants to remove xdm and other stuff
This is what apt-get -s gives:-
monkey:/home/neil# apt-get -s dist-upgrade
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Calculating Upgrade... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
intlfonts-japanese intlfonts-japanese-big xbase-clients xdm xfonts-100dpi xfonts-75dpi
xfonts-base xfonts-cjk xfonts-scalable
2 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 9 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Inst xlibs [shellutils on hurd]
Inst xlibs-dev [shellutils on hurd]
Why does it want to remove this stuff, including xdm? I need to keep
the various fonts; how can I resolve this?