Re: Fwd: How do I install KDE 3.0.1 Debs?
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Am Samstag, 11. Mai 2002 05:30 schrieb Chris Cheney:
> On Sat, May 11, 2002 at 01:44:37AM +0200, Hendrik Naumann wrote:
> > If you grep alpha-debs you should be able to deal with dpkg.
> > There are plenty of force switches you may need to use.
> > dpkg --force-help
> > will shows you all of them.
> The only thing force will help you do is fubar your system...
> Perhaps you don't recall someone's test debs which removed
> /usr/sbin previously. If install fails it will tell you why which
> then you can remove the offending packages without needing force.
You are right!
In the end this is an issue of trust and laziness. Trust in you (or
rkrusty befor) and the community that would find such things verry
fast. The major disadvantage I see, is that
$ dpkg --force-overwrite *.deb
will hide the problems I should provide to you as a feedback for
debugging the debs.
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