Re: force apt-get to ignore broken dependencies
> i need to know if there is a simple way to get apt-get to ignore pkgs with
> unmet deps.
I don't think there is.
Your best bet is something like this:
grep vsftpd /var/lib/apt/lists/*_Packages | grep Filename
dpkg --force-conflicts -i vsftpd_2.0.1-1_i386.deb
I agree this sucks. It's dumb that apt-get won't even download the debs for
you if they conflict with something.