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Re: aptitude forces full-upgrade

On Sat, Jan 2, 2010 at 11:51 PM, Mumia W..
<paduille.4061.mumia.w+nospam@earthlink.net> wrote:
> I just upgraded Squeeze, but I had to use apt-get rather than aptitude
> because aptitude wanted to force me to install a lot of new programs (do a
> full-upgrade).
> I specifically entered the command "aptitude safe-upgrade"; however, it
> wanted to install a lot of extra packages--many more than "apt-get upgrade";
> I also noticed that "aptitude full-upgrade" and "aptitude safe-upgrade" have
> the same result--aptitude wants to install many more packages.
I'm not sure, but maybe aptitude wants to install recommends. If you
run "aptitude -s -R safe-upgrade", it want to install all new stuff ?


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