[ubuntu-uk] package removal.

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Wed Oct 10 20:48:15 BST 2007


Alan Pope wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 11:35 +0100, Wulfy wrote:
>   
>> norman wrote:
>>     
>>> However, I am still puzzled. How can a package which I have removed
>>> reappear all by itself?
>>>
>>> Norman
>>>       
>> If the plugin depends on the version of Gimp that you removed, dpkg 
>> would reinstall it as a (reverse) dependency...
>>     
>
> dpkg doesn't do dependancies. gdebi, add/remove, synaptic and
> apt/aptitude do however.
>
> Cheers,
> Al.
>   
Yes, of course.  I should have said "the package management system would 
reinstall..."

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