Regarding computer-janitor

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at
Wed Apr 1 16:06:33 BST 2009

Scott Kitterman wrote:
> Since Launchpad has a ~complete record of packages in Ubuntu releases, the information is discoverable.
> Generally I consider it rude of my tools to not respect decisions I've made.  I'd consider false positive assessment of manually installed packages as cruft a significant problem.

Note also that at we are working on supplying 
manufacturer-supplied printer drivers in distribution-independent LSB 
packages. computer-janitor also considers these packages as cruft. So if 
a user does not take care, his printer will suddenly stop to work. The 
same probably happens if hardware manufacturers supply Linux drivers on 
CDs coming with the hardware.


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