Re: directory tree and .deb's
G. Kaplan <email@example.com> writes:
> Can I determine the destination directory of a package from the Packages
> file. My objective is to calculate the disk storage requirement for all
> (or a preselected subset of) packages by destination directory. Where
> can I find this information without actually installing the package.
You can not get this information directly from the Packages
file. You can look at the .deb file with zless and find a listing
similar to an ls -l listing of all files and directories the packages
installs. Calculating the disk storage requirement for a set of
packages by this method would be quite tedious.
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