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Re: Improvement idea for apt-get

Hi Mcgiwer,

2010/4/29 Mcgiwer <mdziczkowski@o2.pl>:
> Please add a possibility to set a exception for the packages with user
> don't want to remove (by example if it's removed a depending package)

Could you by chance be a bit more verbose about what your idea is?

You can set a package on hold (with dpkg) and it will never be removed,
upgraded or anything OR
do you mean a way to mark a package as "essential" so apt will warn
explicitly about the removal of the package (and doesn't consider the
removal as a good solution in most cases) as apt does already for
packages marked by your distribution as essential OR
do you mean something totally different?

Best regards,

David Kalnischkies

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