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Re: Attempted upgrade

I will try again later today, but this time I will use my no.2 system.  It
is not as vital as this one, no.1.  I will use apt and dpkg as installed.


On Sat, 27 May 2000, J.A. Bezemer wrote:

> [I read debian-cd, no need to Cc: me ;-)]
> On Sat, 27 May 2000, Philip Charles wrote:
> > I have just finished repairing my system after testing the upgrade system
> > as one would expect it would be done by someone using CDs for this
> > purpose. 
> [...]
> Thanks a lot! The problem (at least, I think...) was that update-alternatives
> (which is in the static dpkg package) was a /usr/local/bin/perl (!!!) script.
> I don't know how this could have happened (didn't compile myself), but
> Raphaels version which is now in upgrade-i386/ does just have /usr/bin/perl,
> as it should be. Same for install-info.
> So, you may try again with the "new" dpkg package; this shouldn't break. (At
> least, not on those points ;-)
> Regards,
>   Anne Bezemer

Philip Charles; 39a Paterson St., Abbotsford, New Zealand; +64 3 4882818
Mobile 025 267 9420.  I sell GNU/Linux CDs.   See http://www.copyleft.co.nz

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