Yes , I have proposed this idea for our Porteus.Errm, the idea is old. I got it from another distro while listening to the frostcasts. In fact many other distros offer this. I think we could implement it complete with dep resolution.
Posted after 2 days 15 hours 24 minutes 42 seconds:
All bugs must be reported on this thread.
Posted after 22 hours 8 minutes 21 second:
Documentation link was broken.Distribution Porteus
Home Page http://www.porteus.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://forum.porteus.org/
Screenshots The Coding Studio
Download Mirrors http://www.porteus.org/distro-download.html
Now , this link : http://porteus.org/docs.html works fine
I have fixed it.
This bug was reported by Ahau (thanks!)