Re: apt-rpm article -- the features we don't have
On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 11:17:26PM -0800, A.J. Rossini wrote:
> Andrew Pollock <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 07:50:29PM -0800, A.J. Rossini wrote:
> >> Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> >
> >> > To install a package directly, with apt downloading any necessary
> >> > dependencies:
> >> > apt-get install rpmver-2.0-13498cl.i386.rpm
> >> couldn't this just refer to dpkg --install ?
> > But that won't satisfy any dependencies that the package you're installing
> > has.
> Got it -- a bit more than just parsing out... but suprisingly little
> (other than someone's time, which is always worth a great deal...)
This would be a useful feature indeed.
(assembling this message was a nightmare, please read