On Sun, Jan 23, 2005 at 08:13:08PM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote: > * Kevin Mark > > | In my quest to log package installation, I wrote a wrapper script for > | dpkg. I 'mv dpkg dpkg.real' and 'vi dpkg' with a wrapper. When I use > | aptitude and apt-get, these commands seem to call dpkg for all of there > | package installation and query needs. Do others (wajig,feta,...) > | use '/usr/bin/dpkg' for installing packages or do they use a library? > > There is no libdpkg yet, so they all use the dpkg binary. If not, > they are messing around with dpkg's internal data, something which > they shouldn't. ACK. > > | Also, is there a way to avoid a dpkg upgrade overwriting /usr/bin/dpkg > | and (IIRC) divert /usr/bin/dpkg -> /usr/bin/dpkg.real, so that I dont > | have to remember to redo this step? > > dpkg-divert, as others have said. Cheers, Kev -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! (__) (oo) /------\/ / | || * /\---/\ ~~ ~~ ...."Have you mooed today?"...
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