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Re: Manually getting security updates

On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 02:18:42PM +1000, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> however if you try to do an "apt-get 
> -d package" on a package that's already up to date locally (and you don't 
> already have the .deb in /var/cache/apt/archives) there's no way to get 
> apt-get to just download it.

"apt-get --reinstall -d install dpkg" seems to work here.


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