Re: [DPKG] how to change a package which is depended upon?
"Magossa'nyi A'rpa'd" <email@example.com> writes:
> I want to change my MTA from sendmail to qmail. How to do that?
> When I want to install qmail, dpkg says that I can't do that because
> sendmail is already installed as a MTA. If I want to uninstall
> sendmail, then it refuses because a lot of package depends on
> MTA. I've tried --auto-deconfigure, but seems not to have any
Use dpkg directly and run it with:
dpkg -r --force-depends ...
This will ignore the dependencies for this particular removal. But be
warned, you should install the new MTA as soon as possible to keep you
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