Re: Apt-Get or Aptitude

On Mon, 29 Oct 2007 00:13:23 -0500
Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Sun, 28 Oct 2007 10:06:59 -0700, Daniel Burrows <dburrows@xxxxxxxxxx> said:

I'd say the main difference is that apt-get is a command-line tool,
whereas aptitude is an interactive tool that can be driven from the

Are there still command line usages of apt-get that are not
exactly the same in aptitude? And has apt-get started keeping track of

The classic examples that arise periodically on the list are apt-get's
'build-dep' and 'source' actions, which apparently have no obvious
aptitude versions.


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