Re: Removing Package Dependencies
* Lukas Ruf <firstname.lastname@example.org> [030218 16:52]:
> * nate <email@example.com> [2003-02-18 08:31]:
> > Lukas Ruf said:
> > > Is there any way to get rid of package dependencies? The reason for this
> > > question: I have been using VIM ever since I am using Linux -- and do not
> > > want to have emacs installed at all. However, packets like cxref have the
> > > idea they would depend on emacs -- but cxref, as an example, can be used
> > > without emacs too, can't it?
> > I see no mention of emacs in the cxref's package listing, where do you
> > see this?
> This morning (CET) I run an update and performed an upgrade by
> dselect with sid. Ther, emacs was required.
Don't worry your not going insane, the version of cxref you were trying to
install depends on emacsen-common.
> How can I produce such a listing as you did?
apt-cache show cxref
The above command is very useful when trying to understand package
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