tool used to download packages?

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Feb 9 14:18:17 UTC 2007

D. Michael McIntyre wrote:

> On Thursday 08 February 2007 2:09 pm, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> much prefer to use aptitude, and it doesn't have the --print-uris option,
> This is why I take exception to all the claims that "aptitude is *exactly*
> like apt-get, only better."  It's not true. 

I confess I've said it, but this is the first documented difference I've
found, other than the one I'll quote if I say that - purge is an action,
not an option for "remove".  Since --print-uris doesn't actually do
anything, it's not a significant difference.

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