[oclug] apt questions
thetech at folkwolf.net
Sun Apr 1 13:23:40 EDT 2001
Thanks you all those that responded, you have helped me to know what to
expect in the future.
bbarnett at l8r.net wrote:
> On 31-Mar-2001 Johnathan Hicks wrote:
> > Here's a question for all you apt guys.
> > Is it possible to have apt check for packages that could be updated, but
> > instead of downloading them make a list (of URLs?). Is it possible to
> Don't know about this, although you can certainly get a list of packages that
> can be upgraded. This being the case, I'm sure there's a way to script what
> you want with perl, etc...
> > configure apt to get packages from a disc (cdrom)?
> That's how you install debian ;)
> > I need to know this to guide my _future_ installation/upgrades of
> > Debian. If I had Debian installed I'd RTFM, but since I dont...
> > I hope this is possible.
> > Thanks.
> Take a trip to irc.debian.org and join #debian. With ~ 250 users online, it
> tends to be a good place to get answers to questions...
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