Sivan Green sivan at
Tue Oct 18 03:07:10 CDT 2005

Hi Michael!

On 22:36, Sat 15 Oct 05, Michael Vogt wrote:
> I like this idea, but what do you think about going one step further?
> My idea would be to inspect the deb file and extract the control
> information and parse the Depends/PreDepends/Conflicts line. Now use
> libapt to figure if these dependencies can be satified and if so,

In satisfied you mean that either:

1) Required dependencies reside on the default directory
where you attempt to install the local .deb? or,

2) All dependencies can be satisfied from the online

I'm acutally curious to know how you can use libapt from
python (?) to do the dependency tracking.



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