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Re: Always run dpkg --dry-run -i before running dpkg -i!

Am 2005-01-06 16:58:56, schrieb William Ballard:

> Given that -source packages do not adequately specify the dependencies 
> to be able to use the output, one must NEVER run "dpkg -i" a given deb 
> without first running "dpkg --dry-run -i" on the same debs and verifying 
> that it returns a zero exit code.

What about 

dpkg-scanpackages . /dev/null >Packages

in the same directory and entering the informations
in "/etc/apt/sources.lists" ?

After an "apt-get update" you can use "apt-get install"
to get your package running


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