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Re: how to force installation of debian package

On Saturday 12 July 2008 04:46:37 pm Jan Brosius wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using sidux os (sid debian). I have compiled maxima from source with
> sbcl since this works and the debian maxima package compiled with gcl
> doesn't work.
> Now I want to install the debian package wxmaxima that needs maxima to work
> properly. But I can not install this package since it proposes to install
> also the faulty debian maxima package.
> Is there any posibility to install the wxmaxima package without installing
> the faulty maxima package?
> Thanks for any help
> Jan


download the package .deb from the web.

dpkg -i --force-depends package.deb

**Warning**  This may break your system.

see dpkg --force-help


Damon L. Chesser

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