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 <email@example.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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