[Libguestfs] [PATCH v3 0/3] Install QEMU-GA from oVirt guest tools ISO on Linux

Pino Toscano ptoscano at redhat.com
Wed Nov 7 12:32:45 UTC 2018

On Wednesday, 7 November 2018 12:53:17 CET Tomáš Golembiovský wrote:
> - support for Debian is missing
>   I don't know how to install the package only when all it's dependencies are
>   already installed.

dpkg -i foo.deb

>   dpkg cannot be used to check that (simulate the install).

dpkg --dry-run (the man page lists also --no-act, and --simulate)

>   And attempting to install the package will leave it half-installed (dpkg
>   cannot roll-back).

`dpkg -i` performs a complete installation, doing all the steps needed,
and leaving the package properly configured if the process is succesfull.

Pino Toscano
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