aptitude-run-state-bundle — unpack an aptitude state bundle and invoke aptitude on it
aptitude-run-state-bundle unpacks the given aptitude
state bundle created by
to a temporary directory, invokes
program on it
with the supplied arguments, and removes the temporary directory
program is not supplied, it
The following options may occur on the command-line before the input file. Options following the input file are presumed to be arguments to aptitude.
Place the options that give the location of the state bundle at the end of
the command line when invoking
than at the beginning (the default is to place options at the beginning).
Display a brief usage summary.
Place the options that give the location of the state bundle at the
beginning of the command line when invoking
program, overriding any previous
--append-args (the default is to place options at the
Do not remove the unpacked state directory after running aptitude. You might want to use this if, for instance, you are debugging a problem that appears when aptitude's state file is modified. When aptitude finishes running, the name of the state directory will be printed so that you can access it in the future.
This option is enabled automatically by
Delete the state directory after running aptitude, even
Instead of treating the input file as a state bundle, treat it as an
unpacked state bundle. For instance, you can use this to access the state
directory that was created by a prior run with
Unpack the input file to a temporary directory, but don't actually run aptitude.