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Re: dselect (Re: Using dpkg for a custom installation from cdrom media)

	Henry Hollenberg     speed@barney.iamerica.net 

On Tue, 3 Mar 1998, Joost Kooij wrote:

> On Tue, 3 Mar 1998, Henry Hollenberg wrote:
> > Hello Joost and thanks for the reply.
> > 
> > I've been tinkering with dselect and I think I've figured out enough to
> > get it to do what it can for me......as far as that goes.
> Oh, sorry, I didn't quite get that. 
> You could have made a Packages file yourself, with dpkg-scanpackages and
> put that in a DIY archive and use it with dselect (making a custom
> archive). You'll have to make an "override" file too, to get
> dpkg-scanpackages to add sections to the packages entries in the Packages
> file. You can find examples in the ftp.debian.org /debian/indices/
> directory.

Is override.bo.gz the example you refer to?

I just downloaded it and will have a look a little later...have to run an

thanks  hgh

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