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Re: Question on dselect

On 2004-02-02, TTH penned:
> Hi, I did an apt-get yesterday and somehow, other than the packages
> that I specified, many other unrelated packages are selected as well.
> Specifically, I have upgraded my xine-ui (by executing apt-get -t
> testing xine-ui).  That's done and all is good.  But when I go to
> dselect, I find that many packages were flagged to be removed and
> installed.  See below.  2 questions:
> 1.  Is this normal behaviour?

Are you running unstable?  Every now and then, unstable pulls this on
me.  I usually end up waiting it out ...

> 2. How can I tell dselect "I do not want any actions to be taken on
> these packages".  Of course, one way is to go to every single package
> and 'hold'.  Is there a more efficient way?

This, I don't know ...


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