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Re: Secret APT commands?

Sweet! Thanks dude, I have no problem RTFM but I couldn't really find much in man apt-get. I'll give man apt.conf a shot.

On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 05:17:45PM -0800, Vineet Kumar wrote:
> * 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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