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Re: About the Breaks: field.

On Fri, 10 Oct 1997, Santiago Vila Doncel wrote:

> Is the "Breaks:" field going to be implemented in
> dpkg | dselect | deity | pkg-order ?
> How many packages does libc6 break? Will the upgrade be really smooth
> without this "Breaks" field or it will only work if you upgrade
> *everything*? It will be possible to install only a limited set of 
> packages from hamm without breaking anything?

libc6 breaks nothing.  Installing other stuff in the wrong order breaks
stuff.  Follow my libc5-libc6 mini-howto for debian (located on my web
page) and you shouldn't have any problems.

Scott K. Ellis <storm@gate.net>                 http://www.gate.net/~storm/

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