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Re: setup installs packages without displaying it
On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 04:43:35AM +0100, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> Brian Dessent wrote:
> >3. Create a dummy package with version 99.999 or something so that setup
> >will always think that what you have installed is newer than anything
> >available. I think this could be as simple as just editing
> >/etc/setup/installed.db to contain a line such as "autoconf
> >autoconf-99.999-1.tar.bz2 0", without actually creating a package.
> This is an intresting hint, thanks.
Where in the source does setup do version comparisons?