Re: Failed upgrade bo->hamm with apt
On Wed, 20 May 1998, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On reflection I think I may investigate changing things so that this
> condition results in an error if an essential package is involved, however
> that may make perl uninstallable...
I'd vote to simply prompt the user for verification before removing an
essential package. Actually, apt did this at the start, saying that getty
would be removed, but it didn't mention libreadline2. I would have backed
up bash and libreadline if libreadline was on the list of packages being
A whole days worth of downloading for that, shucks.
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