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Re: To dselect or aptitude, that is the question

On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 06:37, Alex Malinovich wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-04-20 at 15:08, Florian Ernst wrote:
> I prefer dselect for the one task that I use it for, and that's
> dist-upgrades with the dependency resolution screen. The rest of the
> time I use wajig. The only thing that I can't do that I wish I could
> (And someone please fill me in if you know of a way) is remember which
> packages got brought in for installation of package 'a'. So when I
> remove package 'a' it'll remove it and all of the packages that were
> brought in with it.

Hi Alex,

I think there's something like this in wajig:  purge-depend. This will
purge a package and those it depend on and not required by others. Not
exactly what you were asking, but close?


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