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Re: Replacing CPP with GCC

On Tue, 26 Nov 1996, Edward Urenda wrote:

> I had installed the cpp package in lieu of installing gcc.  I find myself
> getting more into programming and will require gcc.
> I have tried to avoid using deseled, opting to choose dpkg -i instead.
> How can I remove cpp without breaking any dependencies and replace it with
> gcc, since the two cannot coexist.
You can do this one of two ways (There may actually be more ways than

dpkg -i --force-conflicts /path-to-package/gcc*.deb
dpkg --purge cpp


dpkg --purge --force-depends cpp
dpkg -i /path-to-package/gcc*.deb

Hope this helps,


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