On Sun, 9 Oct 2005, James Britt wrote:

> Too many times I've tried to install something on a 'nix box, where main
> package Foo depends on bar.  So I go to install bar, only to discover it
> depends on baz.  Which I then go and get, and learn it depends on blug
> and bloog.  At least with gems, this sort of tedious lib hunt is managed
> for me if I have a 'Net connection.

I'd like this:

dpkg --pretend some_lib_i_installed_myself

and ditto with rpm...

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