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Re: Aptitude status output meaning

On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 01:14:51PM -0500, "Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." <bss@iguanasuicide.net> was heard to say:
> I find that the more packages are automatically installed, the easier upgrades 
> are, since aptitude seems more willing to preform a library transition on a 
> "automatically installed" package.

  It is.  aptitude is quite liberal about upgrading, downgrading and
removing packages flagged as automatically installed.  Manually
installed packages are much more "rigid".


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