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Re: 1.3 installation report



andy.mortimer@poboxes.com (Andy Mortimer)  wrote on 08.06.97 in <19970608145155.60703@asm21>:

> On Jun 8, Kai Henningsen wrote
> >
> > bruce@pixar.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  
one pass.


MfG Kai


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