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Re: Injecting virtual dependencies into apt

On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 5:41 PM, Fredrik Tolf <fredrik@dolda2000.com> wrote:
> I'm wondering if there's a way to inject virtual packages into apt. For my
> part, I'm running a HTTP server that I've compiled and installed from
> source, and because apt doesn't know about it, it wants to install Apache or
> some other package providing the <httpd> virtual for such simple packages as
> gitweb or wordpress. I would like to tell apt that the system has <httpd>
> installed. Is there any mechanism for me to do so?
> I've been googling quite a bit on the subject without finding anything, so
> I'm starting to fear that apt can't do that.

You can use "equivs".

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