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Re: Proposal for new architecture support/distribution

On Thu, 4 Feb 1999, Stuart Krivis wrote:

> It might even be good to allow dselect to accept package lists. These
> might be available on the net, put together by the users. You'd pick
> the list that seems to fit what you need, then during install there
> would be an option to read in that list from floppy or something. Then
> dselect would only install those things contained in the list.

This we have:

dpkg --get-selections > my_cool_packages

dpkg --set-selections < the_packages_jules_sent_met


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