How to clean up unnecessary dependencies?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Dec 8 14:00:08 GMT 2005


Simon Rönnqvist wrote:

> On Thursday 01 December 2005 16:47, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Steve Turnbull wrote:
>> > All of the front end apps (Synaptic, Kynaptic, Aptitude et al) all
>> > track these dependencies for this reason.
>>
>> I'm fairly certain only aptitude actually does that...  All of the GUI
>> package tools simply use apt-get or aptitude as a back end.
> 
> Do you know of any GUI that actually uses aptitude as a back end?

I don't know for sure - doesn't adept?  I've stopped using guis for actually
installing.  I still prefer kpackage for browsing, but then I always go to
the aptitude commandline to manage the packages - specifically because
kpackage uses apt-get.
-- 
derek




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