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Re: Desperately trying to understand dselect (seeming inconsistency)

On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 02:51:40PM -0500, Michael Marziani wrote:
> You didn't really answer my question at all.  I know I can 'Q', and 'X'
> to get out of the dependency screen, I am wondering why dselect cares so
> much about a 'recommend' that it traps me in a dependency screen loop
> just because I don't want to take its 'recommendation'.
> So does recommend = require or what?  I am just a tad confused, AFTER
> reading all the docs I could find.

It's a long-standing bug in dselect, and has been fixed in CVS. The fix
didn't make it in time for woody, but will be in dpkg 1.10 in woody+1.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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