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Re: apt-get install 'cept need to ignore dependencies

On 13 Feb 2007, at 18:59, Jim Popovitch wrote:

I need to install tripwire on a server that doesn't need a pre- packaged
MTA (there is a custom compiled MTA on that host).   "apt-get install
tripwire" wants to install all sorts of stuff, how do I inform apt that
there is already an MTA installed?

Create a dummy debian package which provides mail-transport-agent, and then dpkg -i your dummy package. Tripwire will install just fine then.


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