Re: Get a list of obsoleted packages



On 8/27/10, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. <bss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
In <201008271648.59327.alain.baeckeroot@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Alain Baeckeroot
wrote:
Le 27/08/2010 à 16:35, T o n g a écrit :
I use to get the list of obsoleted packages using aptitude. Now that I'm
planning to remove aptitude, what are the alternatives?

obsolete = not up to date = need to be upgraded

That's not what aptitude calls an "Obsolete" package. Aptitude call a
package
"obsolete" when it is installed/configured but it is no (longer) available
from any of your configured sources.
--
Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =.

Well, similar to the last definition is "orphan". I'm not sure if
that is what's been looked for... In that case, I suggest
"deborphan".

--
Javier.


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