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Re: Secret APT commands?



* Paul Burkett (pburkett@debian.red-fusion.org) [021206 13:50]:
> Hey, I'm wondering if there is any apt-get commands that I don't know
> of. One that I would find interesting would be the option to install
> in something other than the default directories when I issue a
> apt-install command. You guys have any ideas? Thanks!

Yeah, a little-known one called "man apt-get" ;-)

actually, the package-relocation you speak of is implemented via dpkg's
root, admindir, and instdir options, and is great for setting up
chroots.

Look into "man apt.conf" to see how to specify options to how apt-get
invokes dpkg.

good times,
Vineet
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