Re: Verifying dependencins of DEB file(s)
- Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:03:38 -0600
- From: Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Verifying dependencins of DEB file(s)
On 11/14/2018 01:38 AM, Tomáš Golembiovský wrote:
I need to safely install a DEB file (or set of DEB files) without
network connectivity and with tools normally present on small Debian
installation. More precisely I would either like to install the package
or leave the system in state before the attempt.
However, it seems there is no way to roll-back installation done with
dpkg in case of failure. Neither I found a way how to at least check
dependencies. The --dry-run/--simulate option does not do that. In fact,
I'm not sure what stages of the process it goes through (maybe just
verifying package integrity).
Is what I want to do possible with dpkg or other tools that are
normally in the base system?
You may be looking for apt-offline.
The package's home page [http://apt-offline.alioth.debian.org/] seems to
be unavailable [my ISP does not give useful error report].