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Re: Debian 2.0 Beta: apt-get

On Fri, 3 Jul 1998, Nicolai P Guba wrote:

> > It does - has for a long time.
> The problem is that by getting it via www.debian.org most links point
> to a gzipped binary (dynamically linked).
> Now look at what's on my system after running autoup.sh
> nicolai@mescaline.gnu.org >>>
> ~ : dpkg -s apt
> Package `apt' is not installed and no info is available.
> Clearly, I don't have the apt package --thus I question whether it
> makes sense in distributing the apt-get binary that way.  Maybe
> someone should update the links on www.debian.org not to point at
> those bin's unless they can be replaced with their static counterparts
> or add the apt package to the list of packages installed via
> autoup.sh.

What? Where did you get this? APT is not distributed as a gziped binary.
At once point there was a gziped binary in my home dir of an old version
that I needed to send to someone for them to test with but that is long


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