In <AANLkTi=829PTfbMS2pj=GE=n7v5EBYyK_G2qsXX5dhzw@mail.gmail.com>, James Robertson wrote: >> aptitude why $package-name >> OR >> aptitude why $search-term-for-root-pkgs $package-name >> >> aptitude why $package-name == aptitude why '~i' $package-name > >Thanks, is there an equivalent of this using apt. I can of course use >aptitude but I am curious about apt since I use that. AFAIK, no. Aptitude does need some TLC; I believe Mr. Burrows has been away for a while. That said, I still prefer it for the vast majority of interactive package management tasks, for the features it brings. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. firstname.lastname@example.org ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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