Re: Package unions (fwd)
On Tue, 27 Jan 1998, Behan Webster wrote:
> I am working on an idea more like dpkg --set-selections. A file lists a
> set of pacakges that constitues a certain kind of debian setup (e.g.
> minimum setup, server, X workstatio, etc.). The only thing this is used
> for is the initial setup and it has no ongoing affect as to the packages
> installed on the system.
> What are other people's opinions and ideas?
Yeah, I agree with you, and was thinking more along the lines of what you
said. A way to bulk single shot install/upgrade/remove a group of
The information for these sets would not be in the packages file and would
not be part of the Dependancy mechanism.
BTw, did you get the last um.. 4-5 emails in the past two days, and are
back on the list, etc?