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Re: how to get full package url from apt-cache?

On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 11:09:54PM +0200, Massimo Dal Zotto uttered:
> Hi,
> is it possible to get the full URL of a package (the one which is passed
> by apt-get to dpkg for package installation) from apt-cache or some other
> standard tool? What I would lite to do is something like this:
steven@broken:~$ sudo apt-get --print-uris install xserver-svga
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  xserver-common-v3 xserver-svga 
0 packages upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1  not upgraded.
Need to get 1771kB of archives. After unpacking 4002kB will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]  
'http://people.debian.org/~branden/woody/i386/xserver-common-v3_3.3.6-38pre39v2_i386.deb' xserver-common-v3_3.3.6-38pre39v2_i386.deb 419296 e1e994635fda022d7ed5aef05433d679
'http://people.debian.org/~branden/woody/i386/xserver-svga_3.3.6-38pre39v2_i386.deb' xserver-svga_3.3.6-38pre39v2_i386.deb 1351522 05662fb59442673f623db7f7888205d8

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