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Re: Upgrade path to slink from pre-2.0 releases

On 20 Nov 1998, Guy Maor wrote:

> Bob Hilliard <hilliard@flinet.com> writes:
> > Another approach, since apt-get is now stable, would be to abandon
> > the autoup script entirely.  The libc5 version of apt-get and
> > dpkg_1.4.0.8.deb (required when updating from a buzz system) and a
> > README file would be the only files needed in the upgrade directory.
> > As before, this would not need updating for future releases.
> I prefer this method.

<aol>me too</aol>

autoup.sh did its job as a quick-and-dirty hack, but apt is a much better
long-term solution.


craig sanders

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