Aptitude installed by default on 13.10?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Tue Apr 9 16:40:14 UTC 2013

On Tuesday, April 09, 2013 12:27:28 PM Brett Cornwall wrote:
> On 04/09/2013 12:19 PM, Andrew Starr-Bochicchio wrote:
> > This is actually being debated over on debian-devel as we type. So
> > some piece of text from the Debian FAQ that simply hasn't been updated
> > in a long time doesn't trump anything.
> So the reason for not even considering this as an option is because
> someone has decided to spark conversation against recommending aptitude
> after it's been recommended for years? That's not very good logic.
> Thank you for the thread.

Other way around.  It was recommended in Debian for Lenny because at the time 
the apt resolver had some issues that have long since been resolved.  Touting 
aptitude as great because of the Debian release notes is making present virtue 
out of past necessity.

Scott K

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