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apt-get purge (was Re: Why did Debian bundle exim...)

On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 02:15:50PM -0700, Nate Duehr wrote:
> Andrew M.A. Cater wrote:
> >I'm not sure that postfix does have license issues: I tend to apt-get
> >install postfix && apt-get remove exim as one of my configuration steps
> You could change "remove" to "purge" if you're not going to ever need 
> the exim4 configuration files.   ;-)

I wish it worked that way, but it needs to be "apt-get --purge remove ..."
since purge isn't provided as a command to apt-get.  I guess aptitude does
provide the purge command, but I'm otherwise happy sticking with apt-get.


Ken Irving, fnkci@uaf.edu
Water and Environmental Research Center
Institute of Northern Engineering
University of Alaska, Fairbanks

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