side effects of installing gimp
Mark Copper wrote:
> I want to install gimp on an out-of-the-box installation of etch with
> Gnome on an AMD64 system.
> #aptitude install gimp
> says 3 packages will be installed (gimp gimp-gnomevfs and gimp-python),
> but that 91(!) packages will be removed. These include compilers
> (binutils, cpp, gcc, guile, python2.4), possibly some duplication
> (cupsys-common, gs-common), and many lib packages.
> Is there something wrong with this picture? Is installation safe?
> *Why* would it be necessary to remove so many packages?
Please provide full output of command. And also try 'apt-get install gimp'.
Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, JID: jackyf.devel(maildog)gmail.com
Ukrainian C++ developer, Debian Maintainer, APT contributor