Am 07.03.2011 07:53, schrieb Anders Kaseorg: > On Sat, 5 Mar 2011, Steve Langasek wrote: >> For packages in wheezy/sid, it's redundant because the versioned dependency >> is already satisfied by the version of dpkg in squeeze, i.e., it's met even >> before upgrading to wheezy or sid. > > I note that it’s potentially still relevant for the future Ubuntu 10.04 > LTS to 12.04 LTS upgrade, since dpkg-maintscript-helper isn’t in 10.04 LTS > (dpkg 18.104.22.168ubuntu4.5). Obviously, Debian is under no obligation to > make Ubuntu upgrades easier, although it would perhaps be nice if > packagers had the option of doing so. I might be mistaken here, but afaik in Ubuntu the only supported upgrade option is using update-manager and update-manager should be able to do such tricks like upgrading dpkg before other packages. I'm pretty sure Steve knows more about this. Cheers, Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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