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Re: can't dselect just do what it's told??



On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 12:10:41PM -0500, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> 
> That's just dselect ... it's rather insistent about recommends.
> Here's what you do ...
> 
> in the conflict resolution screen, unslect stuff you don't want to
> install (like apache), then hit 'Q' instead of enter.  dselect
> interprets this as "yes, I really mean it, don't force recommends on
> me".

    Cool, thanks for the workaround. 

    I think I still prefer apt-get directly for the most part. I find that
going through everything that dselect displays just takes too long. The price
of so much free software I suppose. 

    Mike

-- 
Michael P. Soulier <msoulier@storm.ca> 
"With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. However, this is not necessarily a
good idea. It is hard to be sure where they are going to land, and it could be
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