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Re: Re : compilation error

On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 08:27:58 +1100, Sam Watkins <swatkins@fastmail.fm> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 09, 2005 at 04:57:49PM +0000, Alex Papadopoulos wrote:
> > Oh ok, now I got it... Well it IS a problem with gcc...
> > Even 'gcc -v' gives me a segmentation fault...
> >
> > I'll try to reinstall it...
> >
> > How can this be done actually with apt-get ?
> It can't really, AFAIK.
> I would download the deb again manually, and install it with dpkg.
> It's a pity apt-get does not have a raw "get" function which simply
> downloads a named package, no matter whether it is installed already,
> etc.  Not very modular of it.

Look in the apt-get manual for the "--reinstall" option, if you want
only to download some packages  use the "--download-only" option...


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