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Re: aptitude over-zealous on removals?

On Tuesday 22 March 2011 13:28:49 Charles Blair wrote:
>    I decided I wanted to remove the package cwebx, which is a
> system for documenting C programs.  When I put a minus sign
> next to that package, I was told that aptitude wanted to then
> remove a whole bunch of other stuff, including gcc.  I definitely
> did NOT want that to happen and exited from aptitude immediately.
>    How do I get aptitude to cancel that request from future
> sessions?

See man aptitude to mark gcc as manually installed.


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