Re: ignoring dependencies
--- Filip Moritz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Now, is there any means to apt-get install A, ignoring it's alleged
> dependencies to B and C, not affecting it's remaining deps?
Doing so is a really stupid idea, since the dependencies are there to
ensure that the intended package you install will work. If it is the case
that youhave versions of packages B and C that are already installed, you
could use 'equivs', but I don't think it will help you here.
-- Thomas Adam
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