[Aptitude-devel] Plans for aptitude 0.5.0 - 0.6.0.

Daniel Burrows dburrows at debian.org
Sat Nov 1 15:51:25 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 06:37:26PM +0530, shirish <shirishag75 at gmail.com> was heard to say:
>  Another one .  Synaptic has something called Select best server
> through which one is able to ping different servers and depending on
> the response one selects the best server. Is this functionality in
> aptitude or in the roadmap? I didn't find anything in the manpage of
> aptitude .  Running aptitude 0.4.11

  That's an interesting idea.  Currently aptitude has no support for
editing sources.list.  I like the general notion of adding support for
that, but it'll take some work.  Right now you probably want to install
netselect-apt to do this.


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