Re: Right way to sync
On Mon, Oct 05, 1998 at 11:50:19AM +0200, Martin Bialasinski wrote:
> >> "MS" == Marc Singer <email@example.com> writes:
> MS> What is the *right* way to sync to slink (or any other distribution)?
> MS> I looked into dftp and found that it seems more like a method for
> MS> installing new packages than keeping in sync with the most recent
> MS> versions.
> apt-get update && apt-get upgrade should do the trick.
hmm why upgrade?
I always use dist-upgrade for this function....from the man page:
dist-upgrade, in addition to performing the function of
upgrade, also intelligently handles changing dependencies
with new versions of packages; apt-get has a "smart" con-
flict resolution system, and it will attempt to upgrade
the most important packages at the expense of less impor-
tant ones if necessary. The /etc/apt/sources.list file
contains a list of locations from which to retrieve
desired package files.
also...since it is a fulll update:
apt-get update && apt-get -fy dist-upgrade
I dunno...just my $.02 ..its how id recommend doing it ;)
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