[volunteers] gruyere (Linode host) upgraded

Warren Turkal 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
> aptitude.

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.

wt




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