Re: apt-get package order on commandline matters
On Wed, 13 Sep 2000, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
> Just encountered a strange thing, that I suppose is incorrect behaviour of
> apt-get. Running 2.2rev0 on i386 from only the Official 1_NONUS CD; apt-get
> --version: 0.3.19.
Nope, this is about what I'd expect. The command line is not order
Each argument is evaluated in turn and processed as completely as possible
before moving on to the next.
> (Makes me wonder what happens if A Deps: B | C, and B and C are mutually
> conflicting and you type "apt-get install A C"...)
It picks C of course..