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Re: What is the best way to manage 3rd party debs?

Aniruddha wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 22:49 +0300, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
>> If 3rd party deb doesn't contain 'Replaces' field, dpkg will refuse any try to break any
>> file owned by existing packages.
> That sounds good, but what about a deb created by checkinstall?
> According to Martin Krafft this can still seriously wreck your system?!
Yes, it can. You can, however, try to use checkinstall in chroot.

Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, Ukrainian C++ developer.

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