[Aptitude-devel] Bug#244434: wishlist

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 01:00:03 UTC 2015

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Hi both,

2004-04-18 14:22 Martin Michlmayr:
>Basically, my original feature request was this:
>  I tried aptitude for the first time.  I only had a CD with main on it,
>  and when I pressed on a section in aptitude it wouldn't actually show
>  me a listing of packages straight away, but showed "main" first.  This
>  makes it really quite tiresome to use.  Since surely 99% of users will
>  only have main, aptitude should cope with this and not show "main" if
>  there is only main to choose from.
>I'm not sure if it's a good idea to have section -> package in the
>case when only one suite is available, and section -> suite -> package
>otherwise... (from a consistency POV).  OTOH, I foud it was tedious
>to choose a section, and then to always have to choose "main" before
>seeing the packages.

2004-06-27 16:22 Michelle Konzack:
>Am 2004-06-27 15:36:59, schrieb Martin Michlmayr:
>>What did you think of this suggestion?
>Hello Martin,
>because I use ONLY "main", it will be a nice idea.
>I create "lite" Debian-CD's which mean, not 7 but 2 (for WOODY,
>Packages used by Enterprises on Desktops and Servers) and I will
>probably profit from this Feature.

This can be changed with the option about default grouping ('G' in
curses, in preferences, or saving it to the config file).


Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com>

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