[Gllug] Finding the best options in Debian

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Fri Jul 1 12:25:21 UTC 2011

On 1 Jul 2011, lesleyb at herlug.org.uk stated:
> I think there just isn't a way to easily extract all dependencies from 
> meta-packages like kde and gnome.  
> Another poster has said the operation is exponential.  I don't have the
> skill to confirm that so I'll take his word on it.

It is, but you can prune very large branches of the tree very fast,
which is what apt and dpkg do.

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