[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#799695: Bug#799695: Bug#799695: xfce4-goodies: Removing xfce4-goodies makes all it's dependencies auto removable

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Sep 21 20:55:05 UTC 2015

On lun., 2015-09-21 at 19:49 +0300, Beta Version wrote:
> Yes, I know what meta-package is for, but deleting it should not make all
> it dependencies auto removable.

Actually it does, that's how it works.
> "This is a metapackage to ease upgrades, installations, and provide a
> consistent upgrade path from previous versions. *It can safely be removed
> with no ill effects*."
> Well, making all dependencies auto removable is an ill effect. Next time i
> use apt-get autoremove i will loose all packages, that comes with
> xfce4-goodies.

Then don't do that or manually mark stuff as installed.


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