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Re: Equivalence to apt-get install -f

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 09:33:28PM -0800, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 10:59:56AM +0800, Umarzuki Mochlis <umarzuki@gmail.com> was heard to say:
> > For aptitude, is there an equivalence to
> > # apt-get install -f
>   Just plain "aptitude install" will try to fix any broken dependencies.

Though occasionally too smart.

One use case:

  dpkg --install package.deb

Which happens to fail due to a missing dependency, and then:

  apt-get install -f

I haven't tried it with aptitude recently but at least in the past (4-5
monthes ago? not sure) it tried installing too much stuff.

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