Question about 'aptitude'

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Mon Apr 10 14:14:24 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-04-10 at 14:12 +0100, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> From what you say, I understand that aptitude has a way of guessing 
> which packages are not used even when they were installed using
> apt-get, 
> but that guess is not always correct. Right? 

I -believe- that it only knows about manual vs. dependent installs when
aptitude itself is used, not apt-get et al. That's why it might need
some "training time" when switching to it. I think the dependency tree
itself gives it some clues, but that might be wrong.

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