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Re: Can apt be steered?

Michael Epting <epting@ix.netcom.com> writes:

> On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 03:55:41PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> > apt should install the package with the highest version number it can find.
> > You can watch what it's getting while it's downloading (or use
> > --dummy-run to do a dummy run).
> I didn't know about --dummy-run.  I just searched man apt-get and man dpkg
> and neither contains the word 'dummy'.  I'll give that a shot.

It's -s, or --dry-run (man apt-get)

-- Andre

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