RE: apt-cache again!
Yes but if you've made a mistake how do you say "no that's not what I meant"
after you've already said yes
From: Preben Randhol [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: 29 April 2002 11:49
To: Satelle, StevenX
Cc: Debian User List (E-mail)
Subject: Re: apt-cache again!
"Satelle, StevenX" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote on 29/04/2002 (12:37) :
> Ok I'll give you an example (this happened over the weekend). I'm
> a package using dselect. It comes up with a dependency list, I click ok
> then go to install. I then realise that the deps I clicked ok to are
> basically asking to uninstall the whole system. Obviously this is a
> so I click on no to the prompt, exit dselect, relaunch and it still wants
> remove all the packages. The best I can manage is to close dselect, re-run
> apt-get update and relaunch. Then If I choose install it doesn't install
> anything which is fine. But if I go into the package listing and then
> enter it gives me the same original depency listing where it wants to
> all the packages. That is what I am looking for, how to clear dselects
You do that by installing this package it needs. What dselect is telling
you is that if you don't want this package then I have to remove all the
But before you du press the Update in dselect.
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