Re: Sarge -> Etch upgrade issue
On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 05:01:07PM +0200, Alexander Schmehl wrote:
> * Steve Langasek <email@example.com> [060908 01:46]:
> > > 1) sarge:
> > > 1.1) apt-get dist-upgrade -> upgrading to etch
> > Yes, I can see that apt Recommends: debian-archive-keyring and Suggests:
> > gnupg. Given that apt should be doing secure archives by default now, the
> > Suggests: seems like the wrong relationship; I think this warrants a bug on
> > apt, no?
> Shouldn't the Recommends: debian-archive-keyring be enought? AFAIK
> the Release Notes recommend using aptitude instead of apt-get. And
> aptitude respects recommends should pull in debian-archive-keyring,
> which depends on gnupg.
Ah, good catch. (I wonder why apt has a separate Suggests: gnupg then?)
This means that users who dist-upgrade using aptitude, pulling in
Recommends, should not have this problem; so the most that should be needed
here is release notes documentation. Assuming someone can test that this
works as expected?
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