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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
> today.
> 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".
> Thanks,
> Paul

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".


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