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Re: --root flag to apt-get (to install packages elsewhere) - possible?

Þann 2006-10-01, 12:39:21 (+0200) skrifaði Tomasz Chmielewski:
> I have another Debian system mounted in /mnt/system2.
> Now, I'd like to install some new packages there, or upgrade the whole 
> /mnt/system2 system.
> How can I do it with apt-get?
> dpkg has "--root" option, but unfortunately it's missing from apt-get.
> Any ideas?

One idea is to run chroot (man chroot). Dont know if it will work
though, never tried it :-)



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