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Re: Time to test sarge

the owner <editor@postscript.port5.com> writes:

> Goswin wrote:
>> So anyone willing to test testing, esspecialy a fresh install, can
>> point apt to:
>> deb http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/debian-pure64 testing main
>> contrib non-free
> This time I used this image:
>          sarge-amd64-netinst.iso  15-Jan-2005 17:38  125M

The sid one was the right one to test. The sarge one has kernel/module
version skews. It's rather useless and I removed it. I will build a
new sarge image once the ~500MB remaining debs are uploaded.

> The installer from 15 January was terrible compared to the
> 11 February version. There was only the ext2 and xfs file
> systems to choose from and the kernel had problems with the
> sk98lin. I recommend the 15 January sarge netinst iso not be
> used. I was able to get to the reboot and finish just to
> test the upgrading of packages from debian-pure64 testing.
> I used my current kernel to reboot into the sarge partition
> so I could avoid the grub gamble.
> I finished the installation and then went to upgrade from
> the debian-pure64 testing just to see if everything worked.
> I used dselect and just chose all of the identified new
> and upgraded packages from testing. This was the problem
> after downloading the 99MB of debs and trying to install:
> (Reading database ... 9668 files and directories currently
> installed.)
> Preparing to replace libc6 2.3.2.ds1-18 (using
> .../libc6_2.3.2.ds1-20_amd64.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement libc6 ...
> dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.3.2.ds1-20_amd64.deb(--unpack):
>   trying to overwrite `/usr/lib64', which is also in package
> base-files
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>   /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.3.2.ds1-20_amd64.deb
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Expected since the sarge image was from before the transition and
needs the 2.3.2.ds1- to upgrade cleanly.


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