Re: Special upgrade rules from rex->bo->hamm
Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Jan 1998, Behan Webster wrote:
> > It just ocurred to me that we might want to include a hook for special
> > upgrade rules akin to the script being written (mostly by Scott Ellis and
> > Craig Sanders) on debian-devel.
> I don't think this is really necessary. Technically, if Deity was -really-
> good it would have no need of external help in doing an upgrade. I have
> been thinking of a possible algorithm that could be used for this.
> Basically we need an Upgrade button that effectively goes through and
> presses 'i' on every kept package.. It would then remove everything that
> is broken. With a bit of circular loop detection it might work very well.
I see. That makes sense.
> I don't think we can autodetect the case when someone wants to do a full
> upgrades (libmindreader.so?) but we can provide a button to initiate the
I wish somebody would write that library. 8)
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