Re: Injecting virtual dependencies into apt
On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 12:34 AM, Fredrik Tolf <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Nov 2011, Tom H wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 5:41 PM, Fredrik Tolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> I'm wondering if there's a way to inject virtual packages into apt. For
>>> 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
>>> some other package providing the <httpd> virtual for such simple packages
>>> gitweb or wordpress. I would like to tell apt that the system has <httpd>
>>> installed. Is there any mechanism for me to do so?
>> You can use "equivs".
> Would you look at that. Thank you very much!
You;re welcome. Hope it works out.