[volunteers] gruyere (Linode host) upgraded
wturkal at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 09:23:00 PST 2007
On Dec 18, 2007 7:53 AM, Daniel Gimpelevich
<daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us> wrote:
> Interestingly, upon reviewing brie's filesystem hierarchy for stuff to
> save, I found the presence of aptitude, which neither I nor "d-i"
> installed during the initial OS setup, and that it had been installed a
> few days later, about the same time as Mailman. I have a strong preference
> for apt-get over aptitude, and with the inclusion of apt-get's relatively
> new "autoremove" command, I see no real useful purpose in ever using
Practically speaking, the most compelling reason to use aptitude is
that the Debian documentation says that it's the preferred software
for both package installation and upgrades.
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