Re: apt-get locking dpkg
Jonas Meurer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> is there any good reason for apt-get locking dpkg already in download
> mode? what I mean is, that if I install some large packages with
> apt-get, I'd like to be able to remove, purge and install other packages
> while apt-get still is downloading.
> Maybe it's possible to add a break/quit choice in apt-get if dpkg is locked
> when apt-get tries to use it.
Is that also happening in "apt-get -d"?
Sorry, don't remember if or not and, what coincidence, my apt-get is
running so I'm locked out from trying.