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Re: libc6 update problems

On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 10:45:26PM +0300, Nigel Ridley wrote:
> Can you explain [briefly] why not -- I thought it was OK to do.

Anything with the word 'force' when it comes to package management is
ALWAYS 100% of the time with no exceptions a very bad thing.

It is really that simple.

It turns of safety systems that are there for good reasons.

Every file on the system belongs to a package, and to exactly one
package.  force-overwrite makes that no longer true.

Len Sorensen

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