Re: 1.3 installation report
firstname.lastname@example.org (Andy Mortimer) wrote on 08.06.97 in <19970608145155.60703@asm21>:
> On Jun 8, Kai Henningsen wrote
> > email@example.com (Bruce Perens) wrote on 03.06.97 in
> > > <m0wZ3cx-00IdTXC@golem.pixar.com>: [dselect fails to install main
> > > packages depending on ones in non-free or contrib]
> > Well, this is one thing that dpkg-mountable seems to get right. Maybe
> > other installation methods could be fixed to do the same?
> > In short, dpkg-mountable does not scan through the archive and unpack
> > every package it finds that is wanted, it first tries to locate the
> > packages and then unpacks them in order.
> Alphabetical order right now, actually. ;)
Well, the important thing is (and I _was_ not particularly clear on that)
that it doesn't install by section (main, contrib, non-free, ...) but in
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