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Re: Attempted upgrade

On Mon, 29 May 2000, J.A. Bezemer wrote:

> Only it's not really needed when upgrading from 2.1rX (any X) and using
> FTP/HTTP/local mirror; the 2.1rX apt already handles that fine. However, using
> static apt/dpkg won't do any harm. Problem is that those versions use glibc2.1
> hostname lookups, that aren't supported by older libc's, so when using static
> apt, you need to know IP addresses of any FTP/HTTP mirror you use. 
> > Has the static dpkg in upgrade-i386 been fixed yet? Where do I get it?
> Oh yes, I fixed it right away. http://panic.et.tudelft.nl/~costar/potato/ as
> before. You can check the PGP sig of md5sum.dpkg.i386, it should be Raphael's 
> now. 

Great, I will get it in a few minutes.

Remember that I am testing a CD upgrade.  The person I am imitating hangs
off the end of a 56 K modem and so will be using discs.
> > 1.3.1 
> Okay, that's allright. Feel free to do whatever you want ;-)
Will install 1.3.1 on no. 2 machine later today.


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Mobile 025 267 9420.  I sell GNU/Linux CDs.   See http://www.copyleft.co.nz

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