Re: Large static datasets like genomes (Re: Reasonable maximum package size ?)
Santiago Vila <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Jun 2007, Tim Cutts wrote:
>> (aside: I'd love it if we could have some sort of "user package"
>> system which could allow non-root users to install software packages
>> in areas they have access to, and yet have full dependency checking
>> on the main system packages)
> dpkg --admindir=$HOME/somedirectory
> should allow that ("should" in the sense that if it does not work, we should
> consider it as a bug, not in the sense that I may have tried it recently).
I don't think so - you missed the "and yet have full dependency checking
on the main system packages" part, didn't you?
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