[xubuntu-users] Debophan you were talking about James

Lutz Andersohn landersohn at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 11:08:06 UTC 2014


Makes sense to me: every time you purge something you create new orphans. Nothing wrong with that.


On June 19, 2014 5:57:23 AM CDT, Wybo <wybo at dekkerdocumenten.nl> wrote:
>On 2014-06-19 11:34, James Freer wrote:
>> On Thu, 19 Jun 2014, Wybo wrote:
>>> It does not seem to do much more than telling you which packages you
>can
>>> remove.
>>> I tried to do that, but then you get in a loop, because afterwards,
>about the
>>> same number of other packages can be removed...
>>>
>>> --
>>> Wybo
>> Exactly - just tells you what is an orphan and they can be removed...
>only
>> finds orphan files.  I don't see how you got in a loop I'm afraid.
>
>I'll show you what I did on another pc (I have inserten 2 spaces before
>the 
>output for clarity):
>
>$>deborphan
>   libtbb2:amd64
>   libots0:amd64
>   firefox-globalmenu:amd64
>   libloudmouth1-0:amd64
>   thunderbird-globalmenu:amd64
>   libtiffxx0c2:amd64
>   libgoffice-0.10-10:amd64
>   libabiword-2.9:amd64
>   libtidy-0.99-0:amd64
>   libgtkmathview0c2a:amd64
>   libkgeomap1:amd64
>   libkvkontakte1:amd64
>   libmediawiki1:amd64
>   libkface-data:all
>   liblink-grammar4:amd64
>$>sudo apt-get purge $(deborphan|sed 's/:.*//') >>log
>$>deborphan
>   libgdome2-cpp-smart0c2a:amd64
>   libgoffice-0.10-10-common:all
>   libtiff4:amd64
>   libkgeomap-data:all
>   libwv-1.2-4:amd64
>$>sudo apt-get purge $(deborphan|sed 's/:.*//') >>log
>$>deborphan
>   libgsf-1-114:amd64
>   libgdome2-0:amd64
>$>sudo apt-get purge -y $(deborphan|sed 's/:.*//') >>log
>$>deborphan
>   libgsf-1-common:all
>$>sudo apt-get purge -y $(deborphan|sed 's/:.*//') >>log
>$>deborphan
>$>sudo apt-get autoremove -y
>   Reading package lists... Done
>   Building dependency tree
>   Reading state information... Done
>   The following packages will be REMOVED:
>     libavcodec-dev libavformat-dev libavutil-dev libdc1394-22-dev 
>libraw1394-dev libswscale-dev
>   0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 6 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
>   After this operation, 14.4 MB disk space will be freed.
>(Reading database ... 258736 files and directories currently
>installed.)
>   Removing libavformat-dev ...
>   Removing libavcodec-dev ...
>   Removing libswscale-dev ...
>   Removing libavutil-dev ...
>   Removing libdc1394-22-dev:amd64 ...
>   Removing libraw1394-dev:amd64 ...
>   Processing triggers for man-db ...
>$>deborphan
>$>
>
>I'll make a script for this...
>
>
>-- 
>Wybo
>
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