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Re: New APT version

On Mon, 11 May 1998, Thomas Lakofski wrote:

> On 10 May 1998, Gregory S. Stark wrote:
> > > i agree. if apt can do it and is ready in time for testing then we
> > > should certainly drop autoup and use apt instead.
> > 
> > I disagree strongly. We know what autoup does, it's a simple shell script with
> > a fixed sequence of commands that have been carefully thought out and tested
> > widely. APT is still in beta, and while it's good that it's fairly predictable
> > it cannot be never be quite as reliable as autoup.
> I concur.  As a user I followed the discussion of using apt instead of
> autoup for the bo-hamm upgrade, and tried it out on a non-production bo
> machine.  libreadlineg2 didn't upgrade successfully, and so lots of useful

Be carefull here, if libreadlineg2 didn't install then even if you had
used autoup you would have had exactly the same problem.


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