RE: Desperately trying to understand dselect (seeming inconsistency)
Many thanks for clearing that up.
Michael D. Marziani
From: Colin Watson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2002 8:31 PM
Subject: Re: Desperately trying to understand dselect (seeming
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 [email@example.com]
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