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support running "--simulate" as user

debian/1.8.y
Michael Vogt 13 years ago
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  1. 13
      cmdline/apt-get.cc
  2. 1
      debian/changelog
  3. 5
      doc/apt-get.8.xml

13
cmdline/apt-get.cc

@ -2788,7 +2788,18 @@ int main(int argc,const char *argv[])
ShowHelp(CmdL);
return 0;
}
// simulate user-friendly if apt-get has no root privileges
if (getuid() != 0 && _config->FindB("APT::Get::Simulate") == true)
{
cout << _("NOTE: This is only a simulation!\n"
" apt-get needs root privileges for real execution.\n"
" Keep also in mind that locking is deactivated,\n"
" so don't depend on the relevance to the real current situation!"
) << std::endl;
_config->Set("Debug::NoLocking",true);
}
// Deal with stdout not being a tty
if (!isatty(STDOUT_FILENO) && _config->FindI("quiet",0) < 1)
_config->Set("quiet","1");

1
debian/changelog

@ -21,6 +21,7 @@ apt (0.7.22) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* [ABI break] support '#' in apt.conf and /etc/apt/preferences
(closes: #189866)
* [ABI break] Allow pinning by codename (closes: #97564)
* support running "--simulate" as user
[ Julian Andres Klode ]
* apt-pkg/contrib/configuration.cc: Fix a small memory leak in

5
doc/apt-get.8.xml

@ -363,6 +363,11 @@
actually change the system.
Configuration Item: <literal>APT::Get::Simulate</literal>.</para>
<para>Simulation run as user will deactivate locking (<literal>Debug::NoLocking</literal>)
automatical and display a notice indicating that this is only a simulation.
Neigther NoLocking nor the notice will be triggered if run as root (root should know what
he is doing without further warnings by <literal>apt-get</literal>).</para>
<para>Simulate prints out
a series of lines each one representing a dpkg operation, Configure (Conf),
Remove (Remv), Unpack (Inst). Square brackets indicate broken packages with

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