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Re: incapable and obsolete APT / Aptitude replacement (PROBLEM SOLVED)

Le lundi 09 février 2009 à 20:56 +0100, kc.ubuntu.cz@centrum.cz a
écrit :
> This paper claims, that experimental branch of Aptitude include a
> prototype of mentioned powerfull solver (same as zypper or smart).
> (page 15):
> http://people.debian.org/~dburrows/model.pdf

If you are talking about the dependency resolver that is now in aptitude
(since this paper is from 2005), it is indeed by far more powerful than
that of APT, trying many solutions and giving them scores based on the
things it manages to achieve.

However, despite being more powerful on paper, it is far less efficient
on real-world upgrades. Actually you will find that the simple
heuristics in APT work far better for large-scale upgrades than the more
complex algorithms.

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