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Re: New packages: feature


From: Andrew Stribblehill
Subject: Re: New packages: feature
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 09:41:28 +0000
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Quoting Phil D'Amore <address@hidden> (2003-11-11 21:43:05 GMT):
> That's not a bad idea.  This has been a small source of frustration for 
> me, so I'm not sure why I didn't think of it.  That should be trivial to 
> implement.  I will try to work up a patch for that in the next week or 
> so and see how it works.
> 
> Do apt and yum support multiple packages on the command line?  Do you 
> think it'd be better to gather a list of packages to be installed and 
> run the command in one go, or run the command for each package?  The 
> only true benefit I could see by grouping would be for dependancies, but 
> apt and yum probably handle deps already so it may not be much of a 
> benefit.  Doing one per package would likely be easier to code :).

apt certainly does. Usage: apt-get [<options>] install|remove <pkg> [<pkg> ...]

Usually, <options> is empty.

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