Re: dpkg: half-installed packages
I am not sure if this is what you are talking about, but ...
>>"Sven" == Sven Rudolph <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Sven> I need a way to tell dpkg that a package it is installed, so
Sven> that dpkg knows about the installed files. On the other hand
Sven> dpkg should replace this package with the complete package, even
Sven> if the versions are the same.
Sven> Is anything like this implemented ?
There is an unofficial package floating around that tells dpkg
that a package is installed (essentially, this uses dpkg to edit the
dpkg -i shall install any package, regardless of the version
installed (barring dependency problems).
Am I missing something?
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