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Month: July 2016

Re: [trinity-users] Why does Trinity depend on Samba?

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2016 10:51:30 -0400
On Saturday 02 July 2016 09:39:31 Lisi Reisz wrote:

> On Saturday 02 July 2016 14:21:36 Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Same with aptitude, I can't remove it
> That's unusual.  Are you sure, Gene?  I know that your system is not
> quite standard, but often in past Debian installs, not only has
> aptitude not been a dependency, it has not even been there and I have
> had to install it myself. In fact, there was a discussion quite
> recently on the Debian list as to whether aptitude should be installed
> by default.
> Here is the first post in what turned out a fairly long thread.
> Lisi

I followed all that as it went by Lisi, maybe even posted about it but 
forgotten now, old wet ram. If I try to remove aptitude, synaptic (or 
apt-get) says it will also remove around 30 some packages of trinity 
stuff including the base trinity install. Curious about how real the 
dependencies are, I've made aptitude-curses non executable, so now I sit 
back and wait for something to complain.  If no complaints in a week , 
I'll rename it slightly and wait another week.  After that, rm to the 

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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