Re: Bug#497304: general: packages cannot be partially installed
On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 6:19 AM, Steve Greenland <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> There have been proposals in the past to allow filtering of directories
> in dpkg for precisely this reason. I don't know whether it turned out to
> be infeasable, or just that no one has implemented it.
Looks like it got at least partially implemented:
No idea of the status.