Re: dpkg and epochs...
Guy Maor writes:
> email@example.com (Bruce Perens) writes:
> > It was my impression that 188.8.131.52, which is in "stable", handles epochs
> > correctly.
> That's correct, but the upgrade is still rather broken - a user who
> uses dselect to Update their available list is left with a broken
> system. They have to do 'dpkg --clear-avail' and install the new
> version of dpkg manually (ie, not through dselect).
> This is a very FAQ. Is the FAQ list still being maintained?
Sven's last update was at the end of December. I am planning on updating
the FAQ this weekend. (The hardest part of that job is not editing the
FAQ but reading all or enough of the messages in debian-user to figure out
which questions are frequently asked, but when they 'hit home' like this
one did, well, ...)
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