Re: Option to call apt install package to local directory
On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 02:27:15PM +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 09:00:33PM +1000, hce wrote:
> > Hi,
> > What is the command to make "apt-get install package" to install the
> > package to my local directory rather than /usr?
> I don't know of any such option for dpkg (which is what apt uses to
> actually install the packages), but maybe you should explain what your
> real goal is. The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (see 'man hier') was
> created for a purpose.
There are 2 things related to the OP request:
A)download the DEB to an alternative location
B)install the DEB to an alternative location
A is possible. B has limitations like the FHS.
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