Re: Offline APT
On Sun, Sep 02, 2001 at 12:38:31AM +0000, Rajesh Fowkar wrote:
> Osamu Aoki saw fit to inform me that:
> >I would do quick job as follows using dpkg:
> >$ cd download/directory/; su
> ># dpkg -i *.deb
> >If you need to install some package in some order, install them first.
> What about dependencies ? For that apt-get is the correct tool. If u are
> going to install deb using dpkg -i in a particular order than what is the
> difference between rpm and deb :-)
Yap, that's why I said "quick job" :-) It will bomb. sorry!
> OK. For installing just 1 package dpkg -i is OK.
Oh well, just run above command couple times, it will resolve
dependencies. Just a quick and dirty approach to get out of situation.
If you can do what you mentioned smoothly, it is definitely better
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+ Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org>, GnuPG-key: 1024D/D5DE453D +
+ My debian quick-reference, http://www.aokiconsulting.com/quick/ +