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Old 03-26-2006, 10:58 AM   #1
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Post rpm have --nodeps option with dpkg is such an option available

I am wondering whether in debian's apt or dpkg have the "nodependecies" switch available while installing packages as with RH's rpm..
rpm -ivh foobar.rpm --nodeps
Old 03-26-2006, 08:46 PM   #2
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dpkg --force-depends -i foobar.deb
Discaimer: dpkg is probably a lot smarter than you when it comes to package've been warned.
Old 03-26-2006, 09:49 PM   #3
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is it be useful if we want to remove any package without having dependecy mess.
EDIT:just found soltn
sarge:~# dpkg --purge  --ignore-depends=locales locales
the option is --ignore-depends=package name.
Thanks t All.

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