Re: stupid questions about apt-get/dpkg
>>>>> "Nathan" == Nathan E Norman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Nathan> On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 02:35:43PM +0600, Bram Dumolin
>> re all,
>> How do you simply replace a package with another package that
>> offers the same functionality? exim provides
>> mail-transport-agent qmail as well
>> so I want to upgrade mail-transport-agent from exim to qmail
>> What's the best way to do that? Pointers on a good apt-get/dpkg
Nathan> You could install the qmail-src package, create the deb,
Nathan> and install it.
If you really want qmail and not postfix, I would suggest making a
small apt-get repository, with the qmail binary, and use apt-get to
Either that, or manually remove exim with --force-depends (or whatever
is required), as that is what apt-get will do anyway.
Brian May <email@example.com>