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Re: install from a pile of floppies?

Hello Jeff, hello Petr,

On Wed, 12 Apr 2000, Jeff Teunissen wrote:
> Debian packages are gzipped tar archives inside an ar archive.

On Wed, 12 Apr 2000, Petr Cech wrote:

>so try ar x ed*.deb and you get control.tar.gz, data.tar.gz and I think
>version. Further steps are left for the reader.

Thanks very much for the tip, didn't know that.
It seems to me, inexperienced as I am with debian-packaging, a very
sensible concept.


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