Re: dpkg: half-installed packages
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >>"Sven" == Sven Rudolph <email@example.com> 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
> status file).
Where can I find this?
> dpkg -i shall install any package, regardless of the version
> installed (barring dependency problems).
> Am I missing something?
I wan't the packages to be replaced in the regular dpkg -iGROEB run,
so dpkg has to know about this special case.
Sven Rudolph <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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