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



William Ballard <nospam_40811@alltel.net> writes:
> 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.

Like rm, dpkg is a tool for system administrators. It will not protect
you from potentially harmful actions because it assumes that you know
what you do.

Marc
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