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Re: How to handle new packages

> As I understand dselect, it looks at the Packages file to determine
> the list of packages, their dependencies, and whatever else.
> Suppose I want to upgrade a single package.  I grab the .deb file.
> But now what?  The Packages file doesn't know about the new package.
> I know I could install it using dpkg, but isn't there a way to tell
> dselect about the new package?

Use:  dpkg --install package-name-version.deb

                               ( bcwhite@verisim.com )

    In theory, theory and practice are the same.  In practice, they're not.

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