Re: apt-get vs. dselect
On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 11:44:07AM -0800, Paul Yeatman wrote:
> Hi all. I should maybe spend more time in the archives but just
> looking for quick responses.
> I assume others running Etch noticed the large amount of updates
> When I run
> apt-get update;apt-get -u dist-upgrade
> I get a similar but different set of changes than if I use 'dselect'.
> Just curious about this. For instance, apt-get shows me
> 245 upgraded, 36 newly installed, 36 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
> whereas dselect yields
> 231 upgraded, 26 newly installed, 49 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
> I'm sure there may be as many opinions as colors in the rainbow but
> can't help to wonder which is "better".
Do us all a favour.. and take a look in the archives, or take google and
search for these kind of questions.
It is hardly a matter of "what is better", then "what you find more
handy" or "what you find to work with in a more comfortable way".