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Re: Update on my update problem with gnome system.




On Wed 30 May 2018 at 00:31:25 +0300, Abdullah Ramazanoğlu wrote:

> On Tue, 29 May 2018 20:39:28 +0100 Brian said:
> 
> > If a package is upgraded, surely a user would want any new packages
> > to be installed if they are required to satisfy dependencies. apt's
> > designed behaviour looks more sensible than apt-get's.
> 
> Then removal of blocking packages are equally (if not more) sensible than
> installing new ones. There is a well designed clear cut distinction between
> apt-get upgrade and dist-upgrade. "upgrade" upgrades the system

As there is between apt upgrade and apt full-upgrade.

> non-intrusively, while "dist-upgrade" does that intrusively as its name
> suggests. OTOH apt upgrade's behavior is in-between, semi-intrusive, and spoils
> that clear-cut distinction. Therefore I think apt-get works more sensible than
> apt in this regard.

I'm sorry, the "intrusive/non-intrusive" aspect doesn't seem that useful
to me. After an update, apt can tell you which packages are upgradable.
That aspect strikes me as being very informative.

-- 
Brian.