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Re: Britney(2) and dpkg

Hallo Fabio,

Fabio Tranchitella <kobold@kobold.it> wrote:
> * 2008-05-05 20:26, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
>> Well, this code excerpt doesn't tell us at all how dpkg is currently used
>> in britney. Can you point us to the relevant code ?
> The very only feature of dpkg needed by britney is checking if a given
> package is installable or not within a given set of packages. What britney
> should be able to do is to build a system of binary packages and check the
> installability of (some of) them evaluating dependencies, conflicts and so
> on.

Are you looking for something like

  dpkg --simulate --admindir=/my_own_var_lib_dpkg --install $package

I don't really understand what you want to do.

Regards, Jörg.
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