[Gllug] phpmyadmin and Debian

Martin A. Brooks martin at hinterlands.org
Sat Jun 16 18:09:56 UTC 2007

Jason Clifford wrote:
> Why? What makes aptitude better than apt in your view?
> All I want is a simple way to install and maintain packages.

Aptitude tracks dependancies better.  For example, you install 
application Foo.  Foo pulls in libfoo, libbar, libcar and libdaphne.  
When you remove Foo apt-get will do just that, aptitude would remove all 
the libs as well, assuming nothing else depended on them.
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