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Re: [alpine-devel] apk-tools ideas

From: Timo Teras <>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2015 18:50:24 +0200

On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 09:41:16 -0700
Andy Shinn <> wrote:

> This might already be implied by the bare root idea, but support for
> installing .apk directly from http/https would be neat. I build a
> couple one-off package and currently install using a wget, apk, rm
> combo. Would be cool to have this contained as one remote file install
> option.

Yes, it's on my todo list too. The only problem is that the way the
code currently works, it'd need to GET the .apk twice; or stash it
to /tmp or something. The first pass reads the meta data for the
package solver, and then second time when we actually want to install

But it's on the list.

Received on Wed Oct 28 2015 - 18:50:24 UTC