Re: Can apt be steered?
Michael Epting <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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)