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Re: how to put packages on hold -- permanently

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 10:51 PM, Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2009-12-30 21:46 +0100, Javier Barroso wrote:
>> safe-upgrade == aptitude won't install any new package, only will
>> upgrade your packages to newer versions when it won't require
>> installing new dependencies, which are less buggy generally than
>> older.
> Sorry, this is completely wrong.  Actually the reason for naming this
> command safe-upgrade rather than upgrade is that it _will_ install new
> dependencies, and it will also remove automatically installed packages
> that are no longer needed.  What it will not do is to remove packages
> that are marked as manually installed.
Sorry for the confusion :( and thank you very much for clarifications.


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