Quoting Toerless Eckert (2018-02-19 17:49:40) > On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 05:18:23PM +0100, Sebastian Ramacher wrote: > > I don't disagree that some parts of the wiki could be improved, but if you > > follow the link to the FAQ on https://wiki.debian.org/DebianMultimedia that > > is > > displayed in the TOC and under a section conveniently named > > deb-multimedia.org, > > you'll see that this is covered under 3.1 of the FAQ. > > Thanks, Sebastian > > a) The title of 3.1 is very helpfull (not ;-) > > b) aptitude search '~S ~i ~O"Unofficial Multimedia Packages"' > > - Looks intuitive (not ;-) > > - Hmm... no aptitude program installed. I guess long time ago in a > universe far > away debian installed/linked this full name to "apt" ? > > - apt search '~S ~i ~O"Unofficial Multimedia Packages"' > Sorting... Done > Full Text Search... Done > [== no result] > > Hmm... maybe there is a different "aptitue" program from "apt", but > why... > > - apt-get install aptitude > ... Whow, really. That's logical > > - apt search '~S ~i ~O"Unofficial Multimedia Packages"' > [== no result] > > Well, great. at least the result of apt and aptitude are consistent. > > - Reading apt, aptitude docs to compare > - aptitude autoclean > ok. that seems to be able to clean up repository data > But does not delete deb-multimedia installed packages either.. > > - dpkg-query -l | grep dmo > That actually does list the deb-multimedia packages, but just because > their > version numbers are tagged. > > So it seems as if the debian package system does not remember the > repository from which a package was installed ??? Aka: no command > to distinguish where an installed package came from in case > the version numbers are not tagged ??
Please avoid sarcasm - that is *not* helpful. I am genuinely uncertain if behind each or some of the sarcasm above was interest in understanding why Debian behaves different from your expectation, or you only want to conclude that it does (i.e. point fingers). If the former, please could you clarify by reposting with the sarcasm stripped? - Jonas -- * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt * Tlf.: +45 40843136 Website: http://dr.jones.dk/ [x] quote me freely [ ] ask before reusing [ ] keep private