[Piuparts-devel] Bug#825487: piuparts: should use `apt install ./foo.deb` rather than `dpkg -i ./foo.deb && apt-get install -yf`

Jakub Wilk jwilk at debian.org
Fri Jun 3 15:29:14 UTC 2016

["Patch" is not a good mail subject. Changing it back to something 

* Sean Whitton <spwhitton at spwhitton.name>, 2016-06-03, 08:29:
>>and then I wonder, shouldn't this use "apt" instead of "apt-get"? (or 
>>maybe better: use apt or apt-get or aptitude, depending on user 
>>choice, defaulting to apt?)
>I was told that scripts are meant to call `apt-get` not `apt` but it's 
>possible I was misinformed.

You weren't misinformed. :) See the "SCRIPT USAGE AND DIFFERENCES FROM 
OTHER APT TOOLS" section in the apt(8) manpage.

Jakub Wilk

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