[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: apt-get doesn't upgrade, but synaptic does

On Sun, 13 Apr 2014, Brad Rogers wrote:

> On Sat, 12 Apr 2014 20:59:02 -0700
> Patrick Bartek <bartek047@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >I rechecked, and the metapackage is removed, but not any of
> >libreoffice modules.  Ultimately, I just purged each of the modules
> >by name, then autoremove the orphaned dependencies.
> >
> >There should be an easier way.
> Maybe, IDK.

No way I've found, so far.  Things are set up to make only INSTALLATION
easy, not the other way around.

>  In any case, if the behaviour of meta-packages were to be
> changed, I'm sure there would be some quite heated discussion about
> the matter.

Maybe, no change is needed since a meta-package is just a list of
files to install. Maybe all that is needed is a more intelligent package


Reply to: