Re: Mixing apt-get and aptitude
Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 11:13:26PM +0000, s. keeling wrote:
> > T o n g <email@example.com>:
> > >
> > > I used to use either apt-get or aptitude to install packages. Is it
> > > OK to do so?
> > Joey Hess wrote a long critique in here a couple of years ago, saying
> > essentially yes. aptitude (I thimk) logs more of its actions than
> Old information may not be valiad for new apt-get :-)
> You may see change in release note:
Um, "Old information?" Yours was from sarge --> etch! 2.6.8 kernel!
I've my own complaints about pkg managers (*everything* drags in
CUPS!), but I still think Joey understands this stuff better than we
ever will. Perhaps he'll deign to update his assessment of the
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
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