Re: Piped package list
On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 11:50:07AM -0500, Jacob S. wrote:
Please see my reply to this.
> "dpkg --get-selections >& /file/to/output.txt"
There is no need to shunt stderr as well, since if anything is
written to it (unlikely), it will taint the file.
> "cat /file/to/output.txt | dpkg --set-selections"
> "apt-get upgrade"
No, you *must* do: apt-get dselect-upgrade.
> (man dpkg for more information.)
Heh, yes, it *is* worth reading.
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