[Aptitude-devel] Bug#887732: Bug#887732: non-root user sacrifices half of disk to download one little package

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Fri Jan 19 15:09:47 UTC 2018

Control: reopen -1 
Control: severity -1 wishlist
Control: retitle -1 aptitude: Please document how to also download all dependencies of a package

Hi Jidanni,

積丹尼 Dan Jacobson wrote:
> Please mention that the difference between e.g.,
> $ aptitude --download-only install php5-imap
> $ aptitude download php5-imap
> is the latter won't also get any dependencies.

With the last thing you've got a point.

Nevertheless I can't imagine any case where someone would need to do
that (without directly installing them).

		Regards, Axel
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