Re: hurd upgrade
On Sun, Oct 01, 2000 at 01:40:42PM +0530, Prabhu Ramachandran wrote:
> >>>>> "Marcus" == Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
> >> install the hurd package (000921) I get an conflict error:
> >> "shellutils conflicts with login (<< 19990827-1)" "hurd
> >> provides login and is to be installed"
> >> "conflicting packages - not installing hurd"
> Marcus> Yes, it's a bug in dpkg and Ben Collins is investigating
> Marcus> this. When we have a solution, I will upload a new dpkg
> Marcus> package. For now, you can try to edit /var/lib/dpkg/status
> Marcus> and remove the login entry in the shellutils conflict
> Marcus> line.
> Wouldnt it be better to do
> # cd /var/cache/apt/archives/
> # dpkg --force-conflicts -i hurd_20000921.deb
> # apt-get upgrade
If this works, yes. I am not sure if apt will be happy though (It tends to
check all dependencies of the whole system, stricter than dpkg).
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