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Re: apt-get deprecated?

On 2005-05-03, Brian Nelson penned:
> "Monique Y. Mudama" <spam@bounceswoosh.org> writes:
>> Ah, yes.  I've run into that kind of obnoxiousness before.
>> I think the "right" thing to do here would be to mark all the
>> kde-related packages as being "manually" installed, or at least
>> some key subset.  AIUI, that will promote them to first-class
>> citizens of aptitude-land.  But when I ran into the problem, I
>> don't think I knew about that.
> The right thing to do is to kill the huge meta-packages like 'kde'
> since they are an ugly kludge and an abuse of the packaging system.

Are you saying that tasks in general are an abuse of the packaging


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