Re: dist-upgrade question (Thanks)
Thanks to all who responded. As usual, you can always
learn something new.
--- Seneca <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 06:17:29AM -0800, D. wrote:
> > I'm running Testing on a PII 350 and attempted
> to do
> > a dist-upgrade last night. Here is the results of
> > apt-get -u dist-upgrade.
> > My questions is why is it trying to remove the
> > task-x-window-system-core? If I did this wouldn't
> > have lost my "Desktop" and only had text only
> Tasks contain dependancies, not content.
> > The following packages will be REMOVED:
> > atlas2 libctl1 task-gnome-desktop
> > task-x-window-system-core
> > The following NEW packages will be installed:
> > atlas2-base coreutils dash guile-common guile1.4
> > libctl2 libgnet1.1-glib1 libguile-dev libltdl3-dev
> atlas2-base replaces atlas2
> libctl2 replaces libctl1
> The tasks are just packages containing dependancies.
> If you had said
> 'y' to the upgrade, the two task-* packages would be
> removed, but not X.
> > The following packages have been kept back
> > balsa debian-policy tetex-bin
> You might want to take a look at their new
> dependancies to see why they
> were kept back.
> > The following packages will be upgraded
> > ash console-data debconf debconf-utils dh-make
> > docbook-xml fileutils
> > gnomeicu initrd-tools latex2html libctl-dev
> > mpb sgml-data shellutils textutils xbase-clients
> > xfree86-common xlibs xlibs-dev xserver-common
> > 22 packages upgraded, 9 newly installed, 4 to
> > and 3 not upgraded.
> As you can see here, X would be upgraded, not
> > Need to get 17.1MB of archives. After unpacking
> > will be used.
> > Do you want to continue? [Y/n] n
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