[Aptitude-devel] Bug#746995: aptitude upgrade is inconsistent (UI vs command line)

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Mon May 5 06:43:02 UTC 2014

On 2014-05-05 10:10:34 +0800, Daniel Hartwig wrote:
> The curses and command line interfaces are not equivalent.  The curses
> interface provides more detailed feedback and perhaps greater
> opportunity for the user to browse the proposed set of actions, and
> for this reason is less conservative when making changes.

OK on the reason why they may be different. However I don't think
that the preference to remove non-library packages (here involving
the change of the init system!) in the curses interface is a good
idea in general. Is this what the average user wants???

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