Aptitude included in Maverick by default

Shane Fagan shanepatrickfagan at ubuntu.com
Sat Jun 12 02:35:41 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-06-12 at 08:40 +1000, Chris Jones wrote:
> I was discussing this issue with some other members on #ubuntu+1 irc
> just yesterday. Should aptitude be included in Maverick by default?
> I can't see any valid reason of why it should be. We already have
> apt-get, dpkg and gdebi. And between the 3 of those, all bases are
> already covered. So I believe one has to raise the question.
> I'm not aware of how much space aptitude actually consumes, but the
> space could be better used for something more useful and/or important.

Its actually very very good and id be lost without it at times. Have you
ever broken something like X and had to go find the package? Id say you
havent because then you would know that aptitude is awesome :D


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