Re: Bug#175905: apt: -s indeed does lots
>>>>> "J" == Jason Gunthorpe <email@example.com> writes:
J> On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Dan Jacobson wrote:
>> No action; perform a simulation of events that would occur but
>> do not actually change the system. Configuration Item:
>> Indeed it apparently does do lots... goes onto the network, etc.
J> Huh? No it doesn't.
i had added new servers to sources.list then did
apt-get -s dist-upgrade
i recall it tried to make network connections and change the filesystem
[at least lock files]
i think it considered getting Packages lists not something prohibited
by -s, if so, the man page should say so.