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Re: How do I use dpkg without superuser privileges?

Debs Spammagnet, 2003-11-17 20:40:10 +0100 :

> I've been trying to de-deb a .deb file without root
> permission. I just want to unwrap the file like a tar
> file. I DO NOT WANT TO INSTALL IT. I just want to
> UNPACK it like i might a TAR file.
> Unfortunately, dpkg --unpack complains about root
> access just as --install does. BOO!
> I just want the thing unrolled, that's it.

  Use dpkg-deb then.

Roland Mas

Qu'est-ce qui est jaune, qui pèse deux cents kilos et qui chante ?
Un canari.  Belle bête, pas vrai ?

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