[Aptitude-devel] Bug#661188: Bug#661188: aptitude purge <package> recursively REMOVES BUT DOES NOT PURGE the unneeded dependencies of <package>

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Sat Feb 25 08:19:39 UTC 2012


Georgiy Treyvus wrote:
> The problem is exactly what the subject line suggests.

This is a feature, not a bug. It would be a bug if it would also purge
the unneeded dependencies.

There could be an option to enforce this, but the default should be
never to also purge the dependencies.

		Regards, Axel
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