Re: lie to apt
On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 10:13:23AM +0000, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> Is there a way to manually edit the database that says which packages
> are installed? I set up a small system, using potato, and am adding
> several packages from source. I added stuff like glib-1.2.8, tcl-8.32,
> tk8.3.2, etc. How can I tell apt that these packages are installed?
> Or at least make it think the potato version is installed.
You may want to take a close(r) look at apt-cache. I have no idea if I'm correct, or if so, how to use it in this method, but it seems like the right tool for the job...
/ PROCRASTINATION: Hard Work Often Pays Off After \
\ Time, but Laziness Always Pays Off Now. /
/ http://email@example.com \
- lie to apt
- From: Jacob Meuser <firstname.lastname@example.org>