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Bug#432092: apt: No official way to tell APT to keep packages on autoremove

Hi Michael.

Michael Vogt, 26.07.2007 10:45:
> On Sat, Jul 07, 2007 at 03:18:15PM +0200, Mathias Brodala wrote:
>> AFAIS does APT provide no official way to keep packages when they have
>> been recognized as no longer needed and autoremovable. You can always do
>> an "apt-get install --reinstall $package" but I think something like
>> "apt-get keep $package" would be more intuitive.
> apt-get install $package (for a already installed package) should set
> it to manually installed and it will disappear from the autoremove
> list. 

Oh, OK. Didn’t know that. It’s not really intuitive either, but at least easier
to type.

Regards, Mathias


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