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Re: downloading downgraded packages

On Sun, Mar 11, 2001 at 03:35:24PM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > I think it would be nice if apt-get could have the same functionality as
> > fetch (the binary in apt-move 4.x): if you give fetch a list of packages
> > (on the commandline), it will just download them, without looking if the
> I have not entirely decided if that is appropriate functionality for
> apt-get. I am tempted to say it is not. A quality deb downloader tool like
> you probably want would be best done as a seperate program using
> libapt-pkg, or using the coming python bindings.
> Jason

Jason, could you please tell me why you think it is perhaps not appropriate
functionality for apt-get?

When you have decided, would you please let me know (either send an e-mail 
to me directly or to deity-digest)?

Again, please cc your answers to deity-digest, or directly to me.



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