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Re: Modifying Debian for Infrastructures--Step 1

On Tue, Feb 22, 2000 at 06:08:12PM +0100, Bud P. Bruegger wrote:
> I haven't gotten as far as the package database yet; so far I just
> unpacked...  Isn't there a dpkg option to point to non-standard package
> directory or did you say dpkg runs under chroot?  In the latter case, I
> suppose, dpkg allowing, a sym link is the best approach...  If ever
> possible I wouldn't want to get into the internals of dpkg...

dpkg --admindir=

But I guess the basic issue is that if you're going to create installation
forks you'll need to clone the package database before you alter it.


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