Re: pkg like shlibs
On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 08:26:46AM +1000, skaller wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-08-27 at 23:26 +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 07:03:40AM +1000, skaller wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2006-08-27 at 22:29 +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > >
> > > > > Yup, I have one, although I can't figure out how to install a .deb
> > > > > and its dependencies at the moment. Is there a tool for that?
> > > >
> > > > apt-get ?
> > >
> > > Apt requires a list of archives? One .deb isn't an archive :)
> > Well, sure. dpkg -i blah.deb then.
> Yeah but that doesn't load the dependencies.
> I griped before on the mentors mailing list about the woefully
> complex non-orthogonal dysfuncational collection of tools
> Debian uses .. but understandably did not get a favourable
> response .. :)
Ah, i see what you mean.
Well, the easiest way is to create a repository with the single package in it,
and then use apt-get.
also, try installing the package, maybe with --force-depends, and then do an
apt-get install -f or something such.