[Aptitude-devel] keep virtual package installed

Daniel Burrows dburrows at debian.org
Mon Sep 1 14:02:57 UTC 2008

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 12:20:33AM +0800, jidanni at jidanni.org was heard to say:
> Gentlemen, must I run a script
>   p=linux-doc-2.6; aptitude purge ~o${p}_; aptitude install $p
> daily, or is there a smarter way?

  I don't see a metapackage for Linux documentation, so I think you're
out of luck.  You might be able to combine the two aptitude calls by
listing the install first, though:

aptitude install $p ~o${p}_


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