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Re: Doing an "apt-get --purge remove" after an earlier "remove"?

On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 07:34:40AM -0500, Lloyd Zusman wrote:
> Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:
> > That does indeed suggest that it's those packages you need to purge.
> Aha!  Yes, that did the trick.  I incorrectly assumed that dpsyco-lib
> and dpsyco-base would be dependent on dpsyco, and therefore should have
> been removed during the dpsyco purge.  The dependencies were apparently
> the other way around.

Right. Also, the technical meaning of "foo depends on bar" for Debian
packages is that foo will not be configured until bar is configured.
Once a package is removed (even if not purged), its dependencies are no
longer looked at.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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