Re: how to get full package url from apt-cache?
On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 02:49:39PM +0200, Piotr Krukowiecki wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Sep 2001, Steve Kowalik wrote:
> > 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:
> > xserver-common-v3
> > 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
> Will it work if something is broken? E.g i remember, that even with
> -d (download) apt-get refused to do anything saying that package is not
> configured (or sth., can't remember)
You could try fetch (/usr/lib/apt-move/fetch):
admar@azrael(0):admar$ sudo /usr/lib/apt-move/fetch -t mutt
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
You'll need apt-move 4.x though (and in 4.1.16 a small bug which caused it to
refuse downloading some pkg (libstdc++ or sth) was fixed).